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January 13, 2007

Heh.

Anybody seen Neffi or Bill lately?

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Photo taken at Meadowlake Airport , Falcon, Colorado (suburb of COS ). Reportedly the pilot walked away after climbing down a tree.

H/t, Dick T.

Comments on Heh.
Neffi briefed on January 13, 2007 10:42 AM

Perhaps now American Aviation will expand their training curriculum to include 'landing' as well as 'flying'...

Trias briefed on January 13, 2007 10:55 AM

Good point there, anyone can fly by jumping a building it's the troublesome landing procedure that gets you every time.

Instapilot briefed on January 13, 2007 04:47 PM

Ah, Meadowlake...that's where two classmates and I rented an airplane our senior year to go see the away game at Arkansas.

We never made it, but the trees we hit weren't that big (but they were big enough to cushion the impact). Airplane didn't make it. We did.

Long story...

-Instapilot
P.S. Yeah, we lost to Arkansas. This was before we got rid of coach Martin retired.

BillT briefed on January 13, 2007 09:17 PM

Why'd he try to land in the tree when there's a perfectly good set of wires just to his right?

Hmmpf. 'Nother "clear-eyed, buoyant extrovert" just had his insurance rates raised...

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