Mooney Seven Charlie Foxtrot

20140527_01_07.51Tuesday morning, the big day — the alarm goes off at 6 am.  A quick look at the weather at breakfast shows isolated thunderstorms along the route, but also a gigantic convective SIGMET (an advisory for serious weather that affects all aircraft, small and large) for most of the eastern United States. Not too promising, but since the weather in Ithaca and up until Chicago is good, we decide to follow closely the development of the thunderstorms with Flight Watch and on the iPads with the Stratus.  We’re sure to recreate the photo from the first pages of Flight of Passage before heading out.

Just after 8 am EDT we take off from Ithaca, with Wood County Airport in Bowling Green, OH (1G0) as our first fuel stop; Jim is the pilot in command for this first leg, and we end up alternating with each subsequent stop.  Ithaca Tower tells us…

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