Flying XC with Tom Nejame and Pete Pfeifer

Ellenville, NY Sep 26, 2006 -- pictures by Deane Williams
Rare September conditions. Climbs were 400 to 700 fpm and base was 6200 where it was 40 degrees.

Pete Pfeifer in his VX with Duchess County airport far below.

Lake Waramaug in New Preston, CT

Another shot of Lake Waramaug.

Next big lake is Bantam, 2nd largest in CT.

A Bald Eagle was thermalling about 500 ft below us.

Pete caught up to us over Bantam.

Over Bristol, CT looking east to Hartford.

Big R/C hill in Bristol, CT.

I landed at the RC field in Farmington, CT (near my home!) for 81 miles. Tom and Pete continued to 106 miles in Hebron.