|Photo credit EAA|
OK, so pretty much everyone is talking about winter weather this year. As long as you're not a snowbird, the season has affected you. Heck, who hasn't heard about "the inch that changed Atlanta"? Nobody's safe. I even saw a picture of ice on the beach in Florida. Oh the humanity!
Myself, I've always liked snow. Give me a winter with the ground covered in white and I can handle it. Most people though seem to feel otherwise. But why fight it? Why not make the most of it? February 8th, 2014 will be your chance.
On that date, the skiplane fly-in at Pioneer Airport is set to go. 43 planes are already registered so it could be lots-o-fun. I've also noticed there's no shortage of photos online of planes with skiis fitted? Therefore it seems many of you have at least dipped your toes; why not jump in? If you think you might, keep reading.
According to the EAA website, "Pilots who wish to participate still have time to register, but must receive approval and flight briefings from EAA prior to landing at
". If that seems like a roadblock, don't let it
be. It's actually a very simple process
and all you need to do is click here.
The contact information you need is at the bottom or you can click here
to email Olivia Rasmus, who can help you register. Pioneer
Bonus points go to "antiquers" who show up in any open cockpit older than 1945, on skiis of course. Do so, send us some photos for proof, and we'll make you the NORDO News Hero of the Month.