I don’t really need a reason to go looking for a general aviation flight when I am traveling or on vacation. But when I can come up with one, it makes the flight more interesting.
My wife Joan and I have been spending the summer in Maine to escape the summer heat and humidity at our home in Tavares, Florida. It seemed that Maine is much better at controlling the COVID–19 pandemic outbreak than the Sunshine State. An added bonus!
Earlier this summer we made a day trip to Moosehead Lake in Greenville, Maine, to check out Currier’s Flying Service. The owner, Roger Currier, has been posting great photos of old flying boats of the 1920s and 1930s to my Facebook page, which I enjoyed, although we never actually met.
I figured this would be a good reason to make the trip to Moosehead and meet the man. Of course, while we were there we also could take one of their aerial seaplane tours of the area.
Unfortunately, all their scenic air tours were booked on that day and since it was a two-hour drive from our summer cabin on Pushaw lake in Glenburn, I didn’t know when we might be back.[Read more…]