Gilles Labruyere sent another nice cartoon - it summarizes my trip completely accurate: icebergs are everywhere. But here in Key West, they melt faster.
I plotted in the meantime my trip so far, and we are by far on the most Southern point here (24'33"), and DDN is closer to the equator than ever. And the most Northern point so far was Ilulissat (69'14"N), so we have changed latitude quite a bit.
Today we start heading back North, Regina finds it too hot here. But apparently, Key West is one of the colder spots in the US at the moment, a heat wave seems to be in the mid-west. We'll see...
This blog follows my flight over the Atlantic to the US to visit friends in Florida and Denver, and the Oshkosh AirVenture, the biggest fly-in in the world.
I'm a pilot for 42 year now (I started glider flying with the age of 15), and I have been flying a lot since then in Europe, the US (where I got my pilot licence in 1977), and also a bit in Africa. But I haven't crossed the Atlantic yet with a small plane - next thing to do.
I'll fly with my Mooney, an efficient four-seater with 180 hp engine and retractable gears. The call sign of my plane is DEDDN, or short DDN. Although it was built ... full info