More than 800 aircraft attended the 10th Annual Triple Tree Fly-In at the Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00) in South Carolina, held Sept. 6-10, according to organizers, who report that the tower recorded more than 1,900 aircraft movements. Officials also noted that “for the first time ever” the newly expanded lower camping area was completely full by the second day of the fly-in thanks, in part, to great weather. General Aviation News regular contributor Joni M. Fisher was at the fly-in and captured these photos of the event. [Read more…]
At this year’s Triple Tree Fly-in near Greenville, South Carolina, 80 raffle tickets were offered at $20 each for a one-hour ride in the 1942 PT-17 Stearman (N851WM) owned by the Triple Tree Foundation. If the winner was a pilot, then dual instruction was included.
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The pilot reported that 30 minutes after departure at 6,000 feet mean sea level, the Beech 35’s door opened in flight. He stated that the temperature dropped, papers went flying about the cabin, and the noise was “overwhelming.” [Read more…]
William Fisher sent in this photo, explaining: “Took my daughter for an evening flight to enjoy a Texas sunset. Touched down at Sugar Land Regional Airport (KSGR) in Houston exactly as the sun disappeared on the horizon on Oct. 9, 2016. A great experience and memory for both of us to share.” [Read more…]