New York's Finger Lakes

We visited the Elmira, New York, area over Labor Day Weekend of 2013. This was my first single-pilot IFR trip, with no other pilots, let alone instrument pilots, aboard, since I finished my rating in May of 2013, and it was IMC in both directions. Nothing much to look at outside at 8000' on the trip west, and I was happy to see the destination runway come into view as we came in on the ILS. The eastbound trip had even worse weather. High workload for me!

IMC flying destination runway in sight, in the fog destination runway

Flying an ASK21 at Harris Hill

National Soaring Museum

Hiking the gorges

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