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REMOS wishes all Merry Christmas! On Monday, December 12th, two engineers, Christian Majunke and Paul Foltz, started a very special flight in Pasewalk: with their REMOS GXiS and wrote the words "Merry Xmas" to the skies over Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
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Gene friend Brendan flies Falcons, King Airs, and more for a living. In snowing and windy conditions at the airport, he took me along for a Circling Approach into KASE in Aspen Colorado. At points on the circling approach, the plane pass over Table Mountain at about 300' AGL, doing 140kts!
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