Friday Photo: grass strip fun

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The view: Big Creek (U60) airstrip – Idaho

The pilot: Darin Moody

The photographer: Paul Leadabrand

The airplane: Kitfox Series 7 Super Sport – turbocharged Rotax 914

The mission: Backcountry flight training

The memory: Swapping places on a grass runway. Blue jeans, blue sky, and training with your wing man – what could make a better weekend outing?

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  • The Kitfox’s in this picture are 2of3 of a factory-endorsed, Kitfox-specific flight school located in Idaho – specializing in Mountain-oriented, tailwheel-only flight training.
    Offering a unique opportunity = “Backcountry Training Tours” – where you learn to master a series of challenging short, one-way, sloped unpaved airstrips by day – staying at a different comfortable wilderness ranch each night – arm chair flying around the campfire under the stars, after a belly full of home-cooking. Immerse yourself as in the life of a Bush pilot. Please visit stick-rudder.com for reservations to fly this amazing STOL airplane.

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