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haydnc 04-19-2017 04:39 PM

Christmas
 


We continue on our adventure and decide to head home for Christmas.

No 10 - Unexpected Flight Home





We spend the day swatting flies at Pinaroo airstrip while waiting for cooler temperatures.





We plan the longest leg yet, almost 3 and a half hours to take us home for Christmas.






With an overnight stop in Mildura for fuel...


... and found out that one of our fuel cards had expired (1 year earlier) and had not been replaced by the supplier. But its Christmas eve! Will we be able to get fuel or be stuck for another few days???



Its all OK! We were able to track down the refueller who came and assisted. He left his Christmas eve celebrations to come and get us fuel (so we didn't need to hassle him at 5am the following morning). A first light we lifted of - 2 pushes of the Garmin GMC307 auto pilot button then sat back for the next 3 hours as it accurately takes us home.




Yeah, I dont get to sleep!



I talk Alicia through setting up the descent using the G3X VNAV functions and let the aircraft take itself down the descent.


Next time we leave the inland behind and head for the islands!

haydnc 08-01-2017 06:05 AM

We have more Australian destinations to come (its just taking us a while to put the videos together. In the meantime here is some RV flying in our own back yard.

The Barrington Tops on YouTube

CFW 08-01-2017 12:51 PM

Can't load videos
 
Very good pictures and would like to see more, but you videos and your homepage will not load, even though I tried 3 different browsers.

CFW 08-01-2017 01:33 PM

Loading and watching videos
 
From episode 5 onwards, it works with the link to youtube. What a great trip you had, and beautiful pictures.

haydnc 08-10-2017 05:52 AM

Hi CFW, you may have been trying while our website was having trouble. Something broke. It appears to be working now.

https://www.youtube.com/c/australianadventure The link directly to the youtube channel should also work.


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