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Day 6 – Goodbye Texas, hello New Mexico

Thursday, May 15, 2020 Day 6 We awoke in Lamesa TX before dawn, and prepped the plane for an early morning departure. The flight to Roswell at sunrise was smooth as silk, the fields and desert below us bathed in a soft, glowing blue. When we arrived, I circled the field overhead and Filip…

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Oil Wells in Snyder, TX

Day 5 – Technical stop at Abilene, and ahead to Lamesa, TX

Thursday, May 14, 2020 Day 5 Still under the positive influence of Stamford Locals we woke up happy and well rested. Even the newly discovered fuel leak did not discourage us and with smiling faces we headed out to Abilene Aero, a short 15 minutes hop to a highly recommended service…

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Day 4 – Texas Hospitality

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Day 4 We had a great night of needed rest in Lancaster TX after the first 3 days of little sleep and lots of good, hard flying. The weather was too low to depart early so we spent the morning looking at routes over the Rockies. There was a dry line of building…

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Day 3 – Crossing into Texas

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Day 3 If I had to define Day 3 with any kind of summary it would be just insane weather planning. We dodged storms from the moment we awoke and broke camp (was it raining you ask? Of course it was!) till we finally touched down, exhausted, in Texas. Another way would…

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