Wittman Tailwind

Flights

Bandera State Airport 4W0 as seen from 5 miles to the west.

About 35 miles east of Monroe, WA along US Highway 2 (The Stevens Pass Highway) is the town of Skykomish with a grass strip.

3 miles west of Skykomish State Airport

Hmmm, where should we fly today? Funky clouds to the south. Grey skies to the east. Mostly blue skies to the north and west. Let's go northwest!

It was perfect weather for a flight today. No wind. Temps in the 50's. I attached the GoPro to capture the autumn scenery and also record how fast I could make a flight from Yakima to Sunnyside to Prosser to Sunnyside and back to Yakima. Three airports and four landings. Unfortunately, the camera pi...

The boss let me leave work early today (HA!) so what better excuse is there to go flying? I hoped that the Washington fall colors were coming into bloom in the Cascades and surrounding towns. I like seeing the autumn-colored leaves while driving, so seeing them from above must be spectacular. I've a...

One of the nice things of owning an airplane is that on days like today you can decide spur-of-the-moment to fly to places such as, oh, Mount Rainier! And if that airplane is a Wittman Tailwind you can do it fast and cheap (relatively speaking). So that's where I flew to today, around Mount Rainier....