Browse Month: May 2017

LSZH 250450Z 29003KT 260V350 CAVOK 13/11 Q1022 NOSIG

This was the current weather for Zurich Airport this morning: METAR. The forecast for the day was the TAF.

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After completing flight preparation


and fueling the Katana,

we took off from Birrfeld LSZF and headed south-southeast towards Tun.

At 7000 feet above mean sea level we took some pictures from the surrounding clouds 


and the Pilot:


After flying over the lake of Thun, the Swiss Alps became visible. We identified M√∂nch and Jungfrau. At nearly 10’000 feet altitude we had the Eiger north-face directly in front of us:


Leaving this Monument behind us, we continued to fly on the right side of the valley. 


We crossed the Sustenen Pass (min. safe altitude 8’200 feet) and continued north leaving the Vierwaldst√§tter lake left of us:


We flew near Mythen


and onwards to Einsiedeln 


Last object in my Camera roll was Walensee:


After a total flying time of two hours and ffteen minutes (2:15), we landed safely and very happy at our homebase Birrfeld. It was time for a break.

After lunch we concluded the flying  with some touch-and-go’s resulting in a total of 2:45 flying time and 6 landings for the day.

Karsten Reichart