Flying in daylight

The program is different today: The airport is opened in the evening/night and we are allowed to fly in the morning.

The sun is not yet appearing over the mountains. The small amount of light gets reflected by the snow and wonderfully illuminates the valley. The horizon is filled with colors. A new flightplan is created with the students. The mini Talon flies different profiles from the old polar light station far into the valley. Air temperature is only -15°C but perfect to be in as there is almost no wind close to the ground.

The air gets warmer further up and there is a layer with stronger wind. The mini Talon flies at different heights on a line and perpendicularly through the valley.

Simultaneously another group of students follows the track with sensors on snowmobiles.

A great day.