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Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

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Wentworth Fly Out

October 7, 2017
Emilie Phillips

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 […]

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WAD 2015 (Sunday)

October 11, 2015
Tyson Sawyer

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 […]

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WAD 2015 (Sat)

October 10, 2015
Tyson Sawyer

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.

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WAD 2015 (Thurs, Fri)

October 8, 2015
Tyson Sawyer

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 […]

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Maine Grass Strips and Bowman Fly In

August 29, 2015
Emilie Phillips

For Tyson’s birthday, we met up with Rene, Heather, and Bill and flew up to Bowman for the overnight fly in. We followed friends to their private grass airstrips in Maine.

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We joined folks Tyson knows through the Super Cub forums for breakfast at Hampton and then a leisurely flight up the coast. We spent more time hanging out on the ground than flying. There were two Huskies, Bill and Kurt, one Super Cub, Rene and daughter, a Cub, John, a Swift, plus the three of […]

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Spurwink Maine fly-in

July 13, 2014
Emilie Phillips

The Limington EAA chapter hosts an annual pancake breakfast fundraiser the second Sunday in July at Spurwink farm airfield just south of Portland Maine. The general forecast predicted thunderstorms in the afternoon. Two cold fronts looked like they had merged over New York and were not going to arrive until later. The aviation forecasts told […]

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