KBST to KOSH 11+ hours of flight time

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KBST to KOSH 11+ hours of flight time

Postby David » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:59 pm

Returned from Oshkosh after fighting head winds both ways, I thought hitting 25-30 winds going west I would get the tailwinds on my return. (NOT) we saw mostly 30 - 40 on the nose going back to Maine. It was Long flight hours, but still a great trip even with the delays due to weather.

Saw many old friends and made new ones, what a great time.
Short 5 min video of the trip out with the other 2 RV12, PilotBrent, Skunkworks, and I converged on Springfield, OH.

A few photos from the trip on the way out.

The 3 of us arriving within 5 min in Ohio


The 3 in La Porte, IN

Brent tied down, but he did have a report of trying to take off with tie downs by the airport mgr.

Marks bird buttoned down for the bad weather

Photo by Brent with Mark #1 and me #2

Camping in the Home Built Area


Great time and the 12 does alright on a long x-county
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Re: KBST to KOSH 11+ hours of flight time

Postby Wm.Ince » Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:35 am

Great photos and looks like a wonderful time.
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: KBST to KOSH 11+ hours of flight time

Postby joey4420 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:23 am

Great video. Hoping I have a chance to go next year.
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Re: KBST to KOSH 11+ hours of flight time

Postby foresterpoole » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:26 pm

Those are some pretty aircraft!!! Missed it this year, hope to make it next year.

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Re: KBST to KOSH 11+ hours of flight time

Postby drseti » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:06 am

Not just pretty, Ed - they're damned beautiful!
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