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Posted by Pappyjkns | Apr 18, 2019 @ 08:21 AM | 1,705 Views
April 18/19

Sometimes, you never know when you wake up in the morning, how your day is going to turn out. As you know “Murphy” laughs at the best laid plans of men & mice! Lol! My “plan” for the day, was to meet with my buds at the small cafe in nearby Brantford, Ontario, for lunch. After which, we head to our favourite r/c hobby store and help the local economy! Then it’s off to our local indoor flying arena for a couple of hours mayhem.

One of our fellow r/c enthusiast also happens to own a 1968 Piper Cherokee 140. I know, these blogs are supposed to be about the r/c world but I felt compelled to tell you this story….after all its still a plane….just a lot bigger that what we are used to flying….from the ground!

At any rate, he mentioned that the weather was looking rather primo and would anyone like to go for a quick ride? My hand shot up like some overly enthusiastic kindergarten kid! Pick me! Pick Me! Yay! I’m in! The rest of the crew headed out to fly indoors.

We walked over to his Piper Cherokee where he began his preflight checks! I was getting nervous because the winds had really picked up and my r/c brain said “too windy to fly!” Non the less, we were soon inside, seatbelts and headphones on and taxing out to the runway! After the green light from the control tower, he hit the throttle and off we charged down the runway and off into the wild blue yonder!

We peeled off to our right and started headed to the west to the town of...Continue Reading