Local Flights Near Chattanooga and Dalton, Georgia · · PAGE 234.
December 17, 2006: Here are more video
snapshots from a short flight on this Sunday afternoon. There is no doubt
about this being a country airport when you see the barn adjacent to the runway.
Sometimes there are cows grazing in the field beyond the fence line.
The wind sock again marks the progress down the runway toward the ramp at the
This is the view pulling up on the ramp in front of the hangar.
This is a shot taken from the video camera as Wendell flies over the power
wires on approach in his 1946 Aeronca Champ.
I pivoted the video camera as he flew past my position on the hangar ramp.
After Wendell landed, I taxied my airplane in a tight turn on the ramp in front
of the hangar. One old fabric fuselage side from the Champ hangs on the wall behind
Wendell's Cessna 182.
December 21, 2006: I finally
downloaded the GPS ground track from last Sunday's test flight. It shows my downwind
pass over the field after takeoff followed by a round trip to Dalton to check the
autopilot above 5,500 MSL in smooth air.
Here is the GPS ground track view of the take off to the south, downwind pass
to the north, and landing to the south at Folks Field.
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