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Flying alone.

by Brian Regan   December 4, 2015

This morning I went to fly at my local club. The club is, Rocky Mountain Flying Machine,(RMFM). I got there about 9am. It wasn't as cold as I thought. The wind was very light and down the runway. I waited to see in anyone was coming out. No luck.
Now the safety part. I know that I probably should have pack up and left. I didn't. I got in 3 good flights with no problems. Not much fun by yourself. No one there to heckle. I was extra careful starting my engine. We should be extra careful all the time.
Should I have not flown? Probably. Will I do it again? Probably. Just couldn't pass up a good day.
So, if you do something stupid and no one is there to see it, is it still stupid? Tree in the forest thing.

Brian Regan
AMA District VIII AVP




 

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