The annual Wentworth fly out is my favorite fly out. Possibly because it’s the only fly out I’ve been too. I just learned about the Old Rhinebeck fly out, which sounds similar. Friday The Wentworth fly out starts Thursday, but we have to work. We left work early Friday and flew north for dinner. In […]
Wentworth Fall Fly Out
Gaudy yellows, reds, and blues; noses pointed towards the sky; 48 bush planes and one little RV-4 waiting for the fog to clear at Wentworth. The pilots ate eggs and bacon for breakfast. Isaac played with Travis and Maura, his annual Wentworth friends. Around 8 AM an airplane circled overhead. We all stared up, trying […]
Sunday morning broke to a good visibility under a high enough overcast and a bit of low scattered low fog. Jen and John once again served breakfast. Their capacity and tolerance to provide for such a large group is unbelievable. Emilie collected her shirt and mug for attending the event and everyone donated to the […]
Saturday morning brought high ceilings with some low-ish scattered clouds, plenty of visibility, strong winds and the promise of improvements on all axes later in the day. Jen and John Meade put on an other outstanding breakfast for the very large group and then we all headed back to the airport to head for the skies. Emilie and Isaac arrived in the RV-4 as people were starting to head out for a day of fun.
The Wentworth Aerodrome (WAD) fly-out is an annual gathering of Super Cubs and other similar minded planes and pilots based out of a private grass runway in northern NH. I call this a “fly-out” rather than “fly-in” because a fly-in is an event where people “fly in” from where ever they are from and park […]
A one time annual tradition of fly outs to small strips and farm fields in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. The mid October date was peak foliage colors in the northeast.