|> Montebello 2007|
Challenger Winter Rendezvous: Montebello 2007
For Challenger owners the runway, river, lake or field is a gateway
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Selected Photos by Mike Hughes, ChallengerWest
An effortlessly smooth and tight base leg, turning final
A rising crosswind leg
Kris and Bob - two western Challenger pilots, thumbs up, and about to wow the crowd!
Up, Up, and ...
Away up ! No trick photos - that's a nice safe Challenger climb attitude. Rotate at 40mph IAS, leave the runway, and be at circuit height (or more) by the other end climbing 10 - 15 mph above stall speed!
Now did I order that sky, or that paint in that particular shade of blue. Nope that is not a new slotted wing - just a 1 in a million photo! And yes, this is the photo on the cover of the March, 2007 issue of COPA!
What do people with Challengers do in the winter?
Outrun and Outfun snow-mobilers of course! Bruce, Kris and Robert out playing in the snow!