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10 December. Twenty-fourth leg. Montreal-Goose Bay, Labrador. 714 Nm, totalling 14.082.

December 12, 2018

preparing the PC12 in the hangar of AV-Fuel FBS in Montreal departing Montreal departing Montreal In hangar H-18 we met Pierre Gillard who made some photo’s of Pilatypus and placed them on his aviation blog: www.pierregillard.com/blog/index.html A flight of only 02:54 but with much better visibility than on our flight in the other direction nearly […]

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9 December. Day libero Montreal City.

December 10, 2018

This day would become our Christmas Shopping Day pur sang. We started the day with our usual breakfast in Olive + Gormando at Rue St Paul. We consider this as the best breakfast place in the world, in spite of the overkill in tatoes of the serving personal. Then we headed to the Hudson Bay […]

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8 December. Twenty-third leg. Freeport-Montreal. 1.209 Nm, totalling 13.368 Nm

December 10, 2018

We arrived in Freeport, Bahamas, called Lucayan Resort. This was the worst hotel on our entire trip. At the reception the girls quite agressive, forced us to wear plastic armbands (not similar to the one the Hua Wei Princess is wearing now in Vancouver BC) and said we could cancel our reservations any time we […]

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7 December. Twenty-second leg. Georgetown-Freeport, Bahamas. 526 Nm, totalling 12.159 Nm

December 10, 2018

There is not much yo report on this trip. Moreover the server had a crash and there was later not much time to remedy the failure to write something. Apéro at Emiel’s and Eve’s house at Grand Cayman We met at Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Chris van den Bol, his son Emiel and wife Eve. It […]

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6 December. Twenty-first leg. San José-Georgetown, Grand Cayman Islands. 605 Nm, totalling 11.633 Nm

December 10, 2018

In thus stage of our trip, the server in Holland crashed and it took Professor Köhne some days to get his server functional and one or two days more to trace memory which looked lost initially. Therefore I could not write my blogs anymore on a daily basis and my homework started piling up, since […]

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5 December, Day libero in San José, Costa Rica

December 10, 2018

Ghostwriting again! We had a free day in San José, Costa Rica, around 1000m high, beautiful setting among mountains and active volcanos. We stayed in a charmant old hotel in the center of the city. From there, we walked in the morning through the very lively «old» town, San José, along the streets The opera […]

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4 December. Twentieth leg. Iquitos-San José, Costa Rica. 1.157 Nm, totalling 11.028 Nm.

December 10, 2018

This would become our longest legs on this trip, until now. Our total of 11.028 Nm until now looks not so much, considering that our totally calculated distance would be 20.772 Nm so perhaps I made a mistake in one or more calculations. Do not believe we have any time left (for instance to check […]

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3 December. Nineteenth leg. Santa Cruz-Iquitos, Peru 1.083 Nm, totalling 9.874 Nm.

December 10, 2018

we are ready to start the check-in at Santa Cruz airport waiting 45 minutes for the start up at SLVR – ATC La Paz couldn’t find our Flightplan finally we departed at Santa Cruz with 1 hour delay after landing in Iquitos SPQT we had to wait for 20 minutes in the aircraft due to […]

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1 December 2018. Eighteenth leg. Asuncion-Santa Cruz. 616 Nm, totalling 8.791 Nm. 2 December day libero Santa Cruz.

December 3, 2018

ready to leave Asuncion SGAS In absence of any particular problems during this flight, we did some IR traning. during the flight Asuncion-Santa Cruz: Harry is training full IR environment or was the sun disturbing…?? To show our readers how much Bolivia is locked in by Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Brazil you look at […]

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30 November. Cascavel-Foz do Iguaçu. Sixteenth leg 81 Nm. Foz do Iguaçu-Asuncion, Paraguay. Seventeenth leg 210 Nm, totalling 8.175 Nm.

December 2, 2018

at 09:00 we had to leave the farm leaving Cascavel direction Foz do Iguaçu Two relatively small legs, in difficult weather. Not much visibility on either leg. descending towards Foz do Iguaçu in descent towards Asuncion SGAS Asuncion Airport SGAS No custom problems, at all, to leave Brazil and hardly any question or checks upon […]

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