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Re-Cap of 4-25-14 Wave Flight

Fabulous day, with a bit too much moisture. An hour after landing at Rosamond, we got a downpour of rain which is unheard of for late April in the Mojave Desert. That night Mammoth ski resort reported 21 inches of snow. However Kirkwood ski resort (SW of Minden) got 28 inches of snow the same night!  More ...

Posted: 4/28/2014 By: James Payne


Reason to Turn Around

Posted: 4/28/2014 By: James Payne


Near Lake Crowley

Photo #10912 | Over Lake Crowley

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


Independence Looking North

Photo #10913 | Independence looking

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


Clouds Filling in Near Mammoth

  1. via sat phone: Jim said foehn gap was starting to fill in. They turned for last time near Mammoth. Headed south for Rosamond now.

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


1000 km but Wx softer

Jim just called on sat phone. Conditions are much softer around Rosamond. At 13,000 ft they turned around for last trip north. 

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


800km and going south due to clouds

Jim sent me a text that they have 800 km and turned south due to clouds near Bishop. More ...

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


Links to flight tracking

Hi all, More ...

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


Owens looking South

Photo #10911 | Owens looking S

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


Snow at Mammoth Mt

They have turned south due to clouds near Mammoth. Fast run between Inyokern and Mammoth.

Posted: 4/25/2014 By: James Payne


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