Day 73, July 21: Anchorage, Alaska to Seattle, Washington (1,260 NM) — our longest flight!

Wheels up at 10:30 am, welcomed 39-75 Kt. tail winds and smooth flight to the lower 48 = great day with a great landing! Longest flight of our trip: 1,260 NM.  Paine Field

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Lined up on taxiway. We are number 6 for take-off. Note airplane on short final.
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Take-off…. rolling…
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Glacier from 31,000
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Climbing up.
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Flight toward Seattle
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Kyak Island….Zoomed in. Our in-flight entertainment.
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See beach on south shore of Kyak Island.

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Overtaking our comrades, the Laakmanns, in their Pilatus.

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Closer to Seattle…approaching Vancouver Island.
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Recognizing airstrip with “golden” grass bordering runway.
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Left side view…Space needle visible, downtown buildings.
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Out right side — amazing shipyards.

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Transferred to the Edgewater Hotel…view of Elliott Bay and Olympic Mountains and experienced an authentic Pacific north west themed hotel.

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View out our window at the Edgewater hotel.
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2 thoughts on “Day 73, July 21: Anchorage, Alaska to Seattle, Washington (1,260 NM) — our longest flight!

  1. Bergie says:

    Every day I anxiously awaited an update from my friends the Baumans and I have not been disappointed. Nearing the end of the journey must create mixed feelings. Mary Pat and I are envious of your adventure and look forward to our next meeting. Congratulations on your accomplishments and Thanks for allowing us to be a part of your lives over the last 72 days. Bergie & MaryPat

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    1. We are tickled to know you have been sharing our adventure, Bergie and MaryPat.
      Thank you for you comments and kind words. We are still absorbing the meaning of this feat—soon we will schedule a dinner to share one yours and our updates. Be well, enjoy life’s daily thrills!!
      T & D

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