Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Wave Flight - January 14

Here are some pictures from my January 14th flight out of Springfield:

The highest I got that day was 12,000'.  I tried to go north but clouds over Plymouth VT blocked the way just like my last flight.  Here are the skew-T, satellite images, and HRRR model from that day:

Andy L. was flying his Champ out of Post Mills and reported:

Many wave clouds when I headed to the airport. Ended up climbing to 4k on the ridge between Warren and Stinson Lake, was heading north towards Dean and the lift seemed strong so I headed to the leading edge of the clouds and continued on to 8k. Got my ground speed down to 12.9 mph.

Note the "hole" popping out from cloud deck, I just had to fly through it.

 - Tim

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