55. Dayton Wright Brothers (KMGY) to Buffalo Niagara Falls (KBUF) 3.07.2009 - 386NM - 2:28 Hrs.
is currently a very unstable weather
situation prevailing in the north eastern part of the
night and this morning, we were carefully
monitoring the weather developments on the Net
The place we really wanted to reach today was Bangor Main USA, or Montreal in Canada.
Being safety conscious, we decided to fly today at least to Buffalo Niagara (State of New York).
forecasts predicted, that we could reach
this place safely IFR, if we left Dayton in the
flight took us along the planed airway in
easterly direction, first at 7’000 feet, and then we
did not expect at all, to have the chance to
overfly the famous Niagara Falls today and
we got closer to Buffalo, I dared asked Air
Traffic Control, to give it a try to overfly the
was granted, to follow the scenic route
with the help radar vectors, at a fixed altitude
The flying day finally ended with a happy landing.
the 4th of July (US
Independence day) we plan on moving on as far north east as
Here some Impressions: