Thursday, January 26, 2017

Christmas Eve Rodeo

The day before we left Japan for New Zealand, I was treated to this flight in full leeside condition at Kuratake.  I stuck it out for a while assuming that NZ would treat me similarly.  I was not to be disappointed!  Anyhow, this short video illustrates why Kuratake is such an amazing practice area for XC flying.  This kind of air is fairly normal here throughout the winter season!

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