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A flight from the BWC


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Another flight from the BWC

From KFAR (Fargo, ND, US) to KBRD (Brainard, MN, US)




The METAR reads: KBRD 102112Z AUTO 01012KT 1/4SM +SN FZFG VV012 M06/M07 A2986 RMK AO2 P0000 T10611072

Translated it is:

Observation time: Monday, November 10, 2014 3:12 PM CST

Local time: Monday, November 10, 2014 4:40 PM CST

Flight conditions: Low Instrument Meteorological Conditions


Wind direction: North (10°)

Wind speed: 14 mph

Visibility: 0.25 mi.

Present weather: heavy snow, freezing fog

Sky condition:

Ceiling: 1,200 ft. indefinite

Cloud layer: vertical visibility 1,200 ft.

Temperature: 21°F

Dewpoint: 19°F

Altimeter: 29.86 in.Hg


Precipitation last hour: trace

Derived measurements:

Relative humidity: 92%

Wind chill: 8°F

Density altitude: -2486 ft.

Remarks: : Fully automated report. Automated weather observing station with precipitation discriminator.



Altitude: 500 ft AGL



See the lovely scenery in the lower left window?



Uhoh, losing daylight.



I knew I should've studied the VFR map first. AI ATC assigns me the GPS 05 and I request the WATAN transition.



On the ground on the first try, woot!:pilot:



My route.


The top orange line is my flight plan.

The bottom orange line is the GPS 05 - WATAN transition

The dotted blue line what I flew. Note: right before the airport, I drift to the right and make a quick course adjustment to the left when I spotted the REIL.


A zoomed in shot.


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