The next time you draw a direct course instead of flying IFR (I F
oads), you might want to read this post first...... http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...2&postcount=20
I had a friend based in Petaluma CA. that planned direct to Vegas...
It took him over some of the most desolate land in the state. It would save him some time instead of going over the tehachapi pass. They never found him.