There was a fly-in at Lindsay Airport today, which is in or near Kawartha Lakes. I decided to head out before 9:00 this morning.
A tow-plane with a glider was heading up to Trenton, soon after I took off:
No issues heading through Toronto Airspace, other than the Tower warning me of oncoming traffic. Fortunately, I spotted him right away:
He passed to my right with no issues:
I came fairly close to the CN Tower. I wish it wasn’t quite so smoggy/foggy:
The Island Airport off to my right:
Here’s some funky, window-saturated building, with a pool. Excuse me – Geesh!
Passing by this lake before landing at Lindsay:
I followed a couple planes in to land at Lindsay. I think quite a few more people drove rather than flew. As usual, I had one of the cutest planes there:
Once there, I wasn’t planning on staying there too long – just long enough to pick up a bunch of their “World Famous Butter Tarts.” I purchased three then phoned my mother. She informed me that she would like lots. Therefore, I bought three more. Geesh again!
Heading back to my plane, I was relieved to see Vyctor was still the cutest plane in the lineup:
Even with a rubber chicken hanging off his pitot static tube. What a classy dude.
A Tiger Moth passed me while on the taxiway:
Actually, I passed three other aircraft taxiing in while I was heading out to the runway. I pulled to the side for each of them and waved. No one returned the favour or even provided an acknowledgement. Whatever – just a sign of the times, I guess!
Taking off from runway 13:
Back over Lake Scugog:
And back through smoggy ol’ Toronto:
Lots of sailboats on the Lake:
Once back in St. Catharines, I bid Vyctor adieu and then headed to Fonthill to drop off the tarts. It was a great day, for the most part!
Today’s symptoms: Felt great all morning and into the afternoon. As usual, the flight pooped me out. Still dealing with a nasty sinus headache too. Only a couple weeks until my surgery – paws crossed that it helps!