Sign in to follow this  
styckx

East of Bella Coola

Recommended Posts

Just a couple from my flight yesterday. On my way to CYML. Was a beauty.

 

Q0YNqCT.jpg

 

SHV4YJE.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Help AVSIM continue to serve you!
Please donate today!

Nice shots. CYML, I don't think so. You must mean CYWL: Williams Lake instead of Charlevoix, Quebec.

Cheers Bill

Pierre

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice shots. CYML, I don't think so. You must mean CYWL: Williams Lake instead of Charlevoix, Quebec.

Cheers Bill

Pierre

 

 

Yup.. :blush:  Typo on my part.. Was indeed Williams Lake...  You're on the ball.  :lol:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice shots.

 

Glad you made it yesterday as the weather is going south (not southern weather, going south as in snow storm!)

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice shots.

 

Glad you made it yesterday as the weather is going south (not southern weather, going south as in snow storm!)

 

 

It's funny you say that.. Soon after I cleared the mountains I fired up AS2012 and was immediately hit with stiff westward wind and driving snow. It's the only reason I stopped at Williams Lake as it was just miserable to fly in

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's funny you say that.. Soon after I cleared the mountains I fired up AS2012 and was immediately hit with stiff westward wind and driving snow. It's the only reason I stopped at Williams Lake as it was just miserable to fly in

I flew into PAJN today (from PANC) and just made it in with 1SM vis in snow. Seen on the weather network that they call for 30CM in the Kitamat area.

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I flew into PAJN today (from PANC) and just made it in with 1SM vis in snow. Seen on the weather network that they call for 30CM in the Kitamat area.

 

I don't know what was going on up there but I never experienced such violent shifts in weather between altitude layers before.  I'd be descending/ascending and hit a pocket of just violentness. It was a sucker punch affect.. And 500ft later it cleared up. Between FL110 and at ground level there must have been 3-4 different pockets of just violent winds to go through.. Was wild.. But no match for a 172..  :lol:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this