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Flight to La Palma

Recently I’ve made a flight with 2 friends spotters on the Piper from Tenerife North to La Palma and back.

As this was the first time for them on a small plane like this one, they were really enjoying the views from the cockpit and also from the co-pilot seat.

The weather was actually pretty good, almost no wind, no turbulence. Only some cloud layers between 3.000 – 8.000 feet. We were able to climb to get about them and wnjoy the views of the sea of clouds. It feels like to fly a big airliner…

The basic instrument training IΒ΄ve done was a great help to maintain the plane on the desired track when descending through the cloud layer. The basic thing is to look inside the cockpit on the instruments and trust your instruments and don’t look outside.

We did one touch and go at La Palma Mazo Airport (GCLA) and returned back to Tenerife North (GCXO). It was a great trip with great views Β in a great company!

Here I share with you some of the views and of course a short video as well.

Safe landings!

Above the sea of clouds cockpit view

Above the sea of clouds cockpit view

Above the sea of clouds

Above the sea of clouds

North of La Palma

North of La Palma

Los Llanos

Los Llanos

About to touch and go at La Palma airport (GCLA)

About to touch and go at La Palma airport (GCLA)

Over the sea of clouds at 8.500 feet

Over the sea of clouds at 8.500 feet

About to land at my home airport GCXO (Tenerife North)

About to land at my home airport GCXO (Tenerife North)

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4 thoughts on “Flight to La Palma

  1. Damned ! I always knew you were a magician … Passengers switch seats within a split of a second ! Jaw dropping tricks in the sky. Las Vegas is waiting for you Stan πŸ™‚

    • Hahaha. Next time I should publish a video ‘behind the scenes’πŸ˜‰πŸ˜€πŸ˜€. Just kidding. Next video will be with co-pilot Dirk V. πŸ˜‰

    • Thank you Ann for your comment and for sharing my post! It was nice to see (again) the island from the air and also to fly over a friends house who was on board of the plane as well πŸ˜‰

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