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Old 08-22-2017, 02:40 AM   #1
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How long of a strip do you operate out of or one you regularly visit and in what airplane?

Here's me in my S-1S going into 2500ft with 100ft pine trees! Gotta love it.

https://youtu.be/PrGwuhRQ_R4


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Did you slip it on final? Looks like a rock falling out of the air! Hard to see on my phone but it's a falling rock! Then what looks like a foot off the ground the falling stopped and you kept it off for a perfect three point. Awesome!


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2000' home base, Acroduster 2. Home base w/S1C & SD2 was also 2000'.
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Horn point MD pretty dang short and pretty dang crowded with trees. (Now closed used to be MD18.
https://goo.gl/maps/MYBq3JyZ4e12

I also used to regularly land at a 2500 ft by 50 ft wide paved runway with trees on both ends. Easy Peezy. That was always fun. MD50 if you want to look it up.
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My home field, 1Wa6 Fall City Wa: 3,000' 24' Wide.
Poor video from a friends phone.

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ASIIS is based at 2,500 x 50. don't really consider it short though. learned on 2000.


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