Presenting a darn pretty New Year Day flight from PAUN Unalakleet Airport located one nautical mile north of the central business district of Unalakleet, Alaska to PAOM Nome Airport located two nautical miles west of the central business district of Nome, Alaska.
Boarding the plane in sub zero freezing weather on New Year Day
Sitting in captain seat doing pre-flight check list while cockpit window shows the view of truck belonging to Jim Tweto that a new rookie Era airline pilot accidentallly broke the driver door by opening it in powerful winds that damaged the door
You can see Jim Tweto's private GA planes!!
Taxiing to short of runway 32
Holding short of runway 32 doing final checklist and making sure there are no polar bears on runway. You can see green Era airline terminal building and the famous car with damaged driver door
Backtracking on runway 32 for take off
Airborne on climb to 10,000 ft with background view of shore of Unalakleet
Beautiful winter sun view with same background view of same shore and waters of Norton Sound
Cruising at 10,000 ft across waters of Norton Sound
Flying through clouds at 10,000 ft can be fun
Descending through more clouds
Check out my office
More clouds to descend through
Seconds before touchdown on runway 27
Backtracking is completed as the plane taxied toward gate
Nice tail and winter sun
Arrived at gate to unload cargo and satisfied passengers
Thank you for viewing and HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU. Stay tuned for next flight!