My wife found this neat graphic and I wanted to share it. I don’t know the source or how this was done. Looks like a 4 engine airliner flying through fog, but illuminated in one plane by a laser. If that’s what this is it’s a really great view of how air is forced down by the wing to resist the aircraft’s weight, and the resulting wake vortices shed by the wing.
It’s been busy recently here. Mike Riley has been doing a lot of cross country flying working toward his private pilot certificate so we have been flying over a lot of California.
Somebody has the same if-I-never-had-to-work-again-job idea I had: blasting around in a big, bright, open-cockpit biplane giving rides and towing gliders! He couldn’t have found a better spot for it either in Oceano. Right on the coast too! What a nice Boeing-Stearman model 75 with 450 horsepower! Snapped this on a flight from Inyokern to Lancaster, then on to Oceano, and finally back to Inyokern.