This morning the winds were again calm, so I tried again:
Great inflation, great run out, and I’m in the air!
I was up for about 18 minutes and overflew a bit of Camp Meriwether, a Boy Scout camp I attended back in the day, and then flew South to circle Whalen Island. My landing flare was great, but somehow I forgot to get out of my seat, so my landing run didn’t exactly go as planned. Check out this video, which is also my debut of video editing using the most excellent (and free!) Lightworks:
M helped me carry back my wing:
Trish put this map work together a couple days ago to teach South American geography:
The kids shucked corn for lunch:
PPG pilots fly all day at the beach, but I had no way of knowing if the afternoon winds were normal, so I decided to wait. We all built castles and sculptures at the surf line:
And then we broke out the little kite:
At sunset, it seemed a little gusty, so I decided to try for another morning flight tomorrow.
Trish has been making wire wrap jewelry at night. Hopefully she’ll write about it on Tricia’s blog: