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Old 08-15-2016, 02:53 PM
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This is an amazing story! Thank you so much for sharing this with us. The pictures are fantastic! I'm so glad you got to experience this trip of a lifetime.
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Old 08-15-2016, 05:26 PM
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Awesome Scott! Great story.


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Old 08-15-2016, 07:07 PM
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Scott, this is a incredible trip report. Thanks for taking the time to post the great photos and commentary of your journey
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Old 08-15-2016, 08:04 PM
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Scott, in my book this wins the award for the best trip report on VAF, and there have been some very fine ones.

The picture of your beautiful -8 with the sun-tinted cumulus behind it is an award winner. It could certainly make Van's calendar.

Thanks -
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Old 08-15-2016, 08:07 PM
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What an amazing story! Thanks for sharing all the great photos and text!
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Old 08-16-2016, 05:50 AM
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Great adventure Scott
Keep listening and doing his work
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Old 08-16-2016, 06:00 AM
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epic! Thanks so much for sharing
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Old 08-16-2016, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Scott Chastain View Post
It is probably the only airport in America where one can find a Pitts---or any aircraft for that matter---performing an inverted ribbon cut in the FBO building:

Minor correction... That's not a Pitts, it's an EAA Biplane.

Awesome trip, someday I hope to do something similar!
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Old 08-16-2016, 03:24 PM
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You really did have God as your co-pilot. Penn station, walking, at 2:00 AM?
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Old 08-16-2016, 03:28 PM
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Scott, you are certainly living the dream!
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