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Hair Raising Approach to KEGE Runway 25 During 757 Ski Charter Flight

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Shalom and greetings all my pals,

Presenting a ski resort charter service from KMCI Kansas City International Airport located 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City, Missouri to KEGE Eagle County Regional Airport four miles west of Eagle and Vail, Colorado

Airborne after take off from runway 09 on climb to FL360 with background view of intersection of highway route numbers 169 and 152

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Making right turn toward west with background view of Lake Waukomis

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Crossing Missouri River with background view of financial district of Kansas City

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You can see financial district below the nose and below sixth passenger window is Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport the home of TWA headquarters and was labelled as most dangerous airport in America in era 1960

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Still climbing past suburbs of Kansas City

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Passing Kansas City's two stadiums called Kauffman Stadium the home of Kansas City Royals and Arrowhead Stadium the home of Kansas City Chiefs where you can see highway route number 70 above the baseball stadium

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Passing the financial district and the local airport of Kansas City already described previously

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Passing the airport of departure as seen below the plane

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Cruising at FL360

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Cruising along Colorado's highway route number 70

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Approaching eastern side of city of Denver called Aurora suburb

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Passing Aurora suburb

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Cruising past Glendale suburb of Denver

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Cruising past financial district of city of Denver

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Look at heart shaped lake called Bear Creek Lake

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Approaching mountains which signals time for descent to get ready for hair-raising and difficult runway approach to runway 25

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Got to watch out mountains on both sides of the plane!!!

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Because of regulations of the forums not allowing more than 20 screenshots per post, please be kind enough to go to this hyperlink as seen below to view the exciting and hair raising approach to the dangerous airport!!

 

Here is the link: http://tonymadgehjg.proboards.com/thread/8362/hair-raising-approach-runway-chart

Thank you for viewing!! Stay tuned for next excitng flight!!

Regards,

Aharon

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An excellent trip report and good looking unusual VA livery on the 757. I suspect that there are worse aeroplanes to fly that mountainous approach in: The 757 has a rather good power to weight ratio should the need arise. :cool:

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Highbypass and HLJames,

 

Thanks for your kind words.

 

Highbypass, you are right about performance of 757.

 

Regards,

 

Aharon

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