Scone - fun in the snow

Scone - fun in the snow

Postby wallace on Mon 22 Jan 2018, 2:00 pm

I had a cracking day at Scone on Saturday, bitterly cold out but that wasn't stopping the guys getting their aviation fixes and my dose aviation photo-therapy.

G-BDKH Emeraude
ImageG-BDKH Emeraude, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-BGLG Ce152 on rotation
ImageG-BGLG Cessna 152, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-BHAI Ce152, vacating the runway at Charlie
ImageG-BHAI Cessna 152, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-BODD Warrior all iced up
ImageG-BODD Cherokee Warrior, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-BYHT Robin, visiting from Aboyne
ImageG-BYHT Robin, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-CCEW Quik landing on 27, from a mound vantage point
ImageG-CCEW Quik, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-CDOZ Eurostar on climb out
ImageG-CDOZ Eurostar, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-CDRC Cessna 182 all iced up
ImageG-CDRC Cessna 182, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-CFGZ CTsw going around, it's not that often that I take blue sky shots but one has to break ones own rules every now and then.
ImageG-CGFZ CTsw, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-CGRS Quik, they stopped him flying wearing a t-shirt and shorts! One of the Vermin Squadron warms the engine up before a cross country flight over the highlands. Notice the smoke.
ImageG-CGRS Quik, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-CGZG MTO Sport, returning to Inverness after it's annual
ImageG-CGZG MTO Sport, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-DTAR Quik, Bob taxies out to Charlie for checks
ImageG-DTAR Quik, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-HAMR Warrior, the latest addition to the ACS Flight Training fleet
ImageG-HAMR Cherokee Warrior, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-INGS Super Decathlon, showing hot to climb on take-off
ImageG-INGS Super Decathlon, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-JBTR RV-8, visiting from Prestwick
ImageG-JBTR RV-8, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-NESE Tecnam, kicking up the stoor
ImageG-NESE Tecnam, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-REGZ Foxbat, those wide tyres are handy in the snow
ImageG-REGZ Foxbat, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-RMPS RV-12, Gramps landing his RV.
ImageG-RMPS RV-12, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-SCAA EC135 being towed out at the start of the day
ImageG-SCAA EC135, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-SUPA Super Cub, super weather as well
ImageG-SUPA Super Cub, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

G-SUTD Jabiru on short final
ImageG-SUTD Jabiru, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

N159AR Maule, my tyres are bigger than yours
ImageN159AR Maule, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

Runway inspection is complete, SNOW, SNOW, SNOW and the braking action is dicey
ImageQuick runway inspection, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr

Deliberating whether or not to fly.
ImageThe pre-flight, Scone by Wallace Shackleton, on Flickr
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wallace

Re: Scone - fun in the snow

Postby POD on Tue 23 Jan 2018, 11:26 am

Nice set :cool:
Tiger Tiger!
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POD

Re: Scone - fun in the snow

Postby Witchcraft24 on Tue 23 Jan 2018, 3:08 pm

Looks fantastic....no "back to black" operations there I see.
Witchcraft24

Re: Scone - fun in the snow

Postby wallace on Tue 23 Jan 2018, 5:20 pm

Witchcraft24 wrote:Looks fantastic....no "back to black" operations there I see.


They never have done. Treat the snow to as treacherous as long wet grass and keep the feet off the brakes when landing.

Funny Cumbernauld closed due to snow and ice that same day...
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Re: Scone - fun in the snow

Postby King Cobra on Sat 27 Jan 2018, 8:04 pm

Nice set.
King Cobra


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