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Old 07-06-2017, 09:25 PM
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One more on my list (which is way behind Vlad now) - Broughton Island (Qikiqtarjuaq), Nunavut, Canada

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Old 07-17-2017, 06:12 PM
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Talking #65 Sheep Island

I was advised to keep the location secret that's why it's Sheep Island. Wild sheep roam here. Sometimes a cohort of bush pilots land here for a hike or other activities. I was second RV landed there. And Emily's RV4 was the third one. 900 feet of a moved patch I needed only half.









It's a very private spot with PPR.










Turning short final.




The visiting bunch. Special thanks to John F. for organizing it.

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Old 07-17-2017, 08:20 PM
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I was advised to keep the location secret that's why it's Sheep Island. Wild sheep roam here.
Please tell us that the sheep are not afraid.
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Old 07-19-2017, 03:22 PM
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Default Dr Jekyl's Island...

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I was advised to keep the location secret that's why it's Sheep Island.
It's a very private spot with PPR.
Vlad, here's one you should definitely visit, no PPR necessary. Jekyl Island GA 09J.
Here's a couple of pics from a few years back in my HR2...


Rocket on the ramp. Great uncontrolled airport with "Red Bug" electric car rentals at the FBO.


Stayed at the Jekyl Island Club Resort, a Grand Old hotel. Take a girl, she'll love it, you will too.
http://www.jekyllclub.com/

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Old 07-19-2017, 03:26 PM
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I've been there Smokey but didn't stay in fancy club hotel. I want to visit the Alabama island you told me about. Hook me up with the owners please
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Old 07-19-2017, 03:38 PM
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Default Ware Island

Here's the AirNav Link, contact info included. Great spot, nice folks...(at least they used to be)

http://www.airnav.com/airport/01AL

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Old 07-30-2017, 06:30 AM
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Default Island number sixty six WV08

A Nimitz-size piece of land in the middle of Kanawha River nr Charleston WV. Scott's Island WV08.






I was calling the owner during last couple years and finally I got him on the phone. The man asked what kind of aircraft, what time I am planning to be there and graciously granted the landing rights.




The place is cool. There are couple of open hangars with airplanes inside and the runway is very smooth.








There is no ferry service.




I walked the whole length of the runway but didn't see anybody except a flock of geese. The runway has that nice looking air carrier jump at the end. Very cool.


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Old 08-20-2018, 12:42 PM
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First one on my list is only 15 min away (RV time). In case you can't make out the sign its Pelee Island (in Lake Erie), Ontario - CYPT. Canada's Southern Most Airport. Next time i'll add some approach pictures. Nice quiet spot.



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Old 09-14-2018, 06:10 PM
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Talking #67 Amaknak Island

An island once owned by Russia, one of the most populous in the Aleutian chain. I arrived there early June 2018 and spent couple days flying around. Surreal place.






That shack once belonged to Reeve Aleutian airline.





Great time was had unbelievable sights. Would go back in a heartbeat.








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Old 01-01-2019, 01:45 PM
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Default Islands visited in 2018

1. Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
2. Greenland
3. Iceland
4. Great Britain
5. Crete, Greece
6. Bahrain
7. Sri Lanka
8. Malaysia
9. Lesser Sunda, Indonesia
10. Guadacanal, Solomon Islands
11. Efate Island, Vanuatu
12. Tutuila, American Samoa
13. Christmas Island, Kiribati
14. Big Island, Hawaii
15. Maui, Hawaii

I am way behind Vlad's record, but I working on it... The RV-9A is a travelling machine.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h06...ew?usp=sharing

Eastern Greenland, OAT -15C

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