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Event Report
Event Reports - EAA AirVenture 2004

Skybolt - Return Trip
Monday, August 2 - Wednesday, August 11
EAA AirVenture 2004
Created: 08/11/2004
Updated: 08/11/2004
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Article by Steen Staff
Barrett and Mike brought the Skybolt back starting on Monday, August 2nd, going back the same way they flew up.

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A nice day in the mountains.  
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The wires and struts add a certain feel to the experience.  
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The view from the front seat.  
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Mike and Barrett pass by a mountain.  
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Beautiful scenery passes below.  
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Quite a few boaters were out enjoying a nice day.  
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The Yellowbird spent the first years of her life flying out of a mountain airstrip... this must have felt like home!  
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The Smokey Mountains are just that.  
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Picturesque mountains surround the plane... quite a change from our low and very flat Florida stomping grounds.  
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A golf course hidden in the mountains. Fore!  
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Sun glints off the flying wires...  
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Coming down the home stretch, a small shower created this beautiful partial rainbow. Space Center Executive Airport (TIX, aka TICO) is visible to the lower left while I-95 lies below. The Kennedy Space Center is directly across the Indian River from TIX.  

Other entries in this series:
     We're heading up to Wisconsin!    July 21, 2004
     Skybolt Flight - Melbourne to Oshkosh    July 22, 2004
     Travelling to Oshkosh    July 23, 2004
     Pre-Show Setup    July 26, 2004
     Tuesday, July 27 - Opening Day    July 27, 2004
     Wednesday, July 28    July 28, 2004
     Thursday, July 29    July 29, 2004
     Friday, July 30    July 30, 2004
     Saturday, July 31    July 31, 2004
     Sunday, August 1    August 1, 2004
     Monday, August 2    August 2, 2004
      » Skybolt - Return Trip    August 2, 2004

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