Kids Over Lake Cuyamaca
Dylan & Alexa scout our camp site & fishing hole by air, 7/5/2005
Click on any picture for larger view. Photography by Alexa.
Dylan tests his
headphone microphone with a raspberry at Gibbs FBO
Preflighting N4922D, Cessna 172N
Taxi to runway 28R ...
... then takeoff and climb over Balboa Ave and
Turning right and a look back at Montgomery Field
from over Clairemont Ave. @ 1000 ft
Over I-15, Lake Murray in the distance, then
Santee @ 3,500 ft
Alexa & Dylan enjoying the ride
Loveland & Barrett Reservoirs viewed from 5,500 ft
- one mile above sea level
Over Alpine, El Capitan Reservoir & Viejas Casino,
climbing to 8,000 ft
Passing Cuyamaca peak (6,512 ft) at 8,000 ft, and
there's the lake behind it!
Approaching Lake Cuyamaca - our camping & fishing
We do a lazy turn around the lake ...
... then pass Cuyamaca peak again heading back.
We can see the Salton Sea in the desert; one last
look at the lake.
(Not shown: Descending over Alpine, Crest and El
Cajon - we get our approach clearance at Mt. Helix.)
Cleared to land on runway 28R, a last look at Lake Murray on long final approach to Montgomery
Dylan and Alexa back on the ground - ready for
some Aviation Ice Cream!