Once the mist cleared enough for the flight I departed CYPQ and climbed to 4500′ over the south shore of Rice Lake for some air work then flew over Harwood to look for Rice Lake’s Sunken Railway.
On March 6, 1834 the Cobourg Rail Road Company was chartered to build a railway from Cobourg to Peterborough, Ontario. Here is the history of the railway along with some photos of its remains.
Departed runway 13 at CYPQ for upper air work in the Kawartha Lakes practice area then circuits at CNF4 runway 13 and back to CYPQ for some circuits on runway 09.
Here is a short video with some highlights from the flight. and a few photos from the flight.
Shout out to Karl T – it was a pleasure flying with you over the last few weeks and all the best in your aviation career.
Let’s hope the Montreal Expos will return, and if they don’t then at least you have the hat !
Rolling along the south shore of Rice Lake on an early Saturday morning winter flight.
Arrived at the airport before 7am to heat up the engine and the cockpit before the flight. Temperature was about minus 10 deg Celsius.
Departed CYPQ and climbed to 5000 ft in the Rice Lake practice area for some steep turns, aileron rolls, and spiral dives.