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noOne
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May 30, 2013 2:48 pm  

Interesting cockpit view of the landing

I thought this was kinda neat.


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May 30, 2013 2:50 pm  

St Barts Runway Overrun


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May 31, 2013 1:48 am  

really cool footage - thanks!


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June 1, 2013 5:12 pm  

Sweet! I give pilots major props. Those instrument panels scare the bejesus outa me!

I took a little video from the sea plane STX to STT 2 weeks ago. My first time on a seaplane. Very cool.


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June 2, 2013 2:22 pm  

Here's a list of 10 most dangerous airports to land.
St. Bart's did not make this list but it is quiet interesting to land there.
Ditto for Culebra.
Yrs. ago, to fly into Virgin Gorda and land, they'd have to chase the cows off the field!

http://www.wonders-world.com/2010/06/top-10-most-dangerous-airports-to-land.html


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June 2, 2013 3:04 pm  

I didn't know Culebra was on the scale of St. Bart's. I knew there was an airfield on VG P(thanks Google Earth) but never really though about landing there, it was always a sail away. Off to look up these airports on youtube!

Check out at about 2:25 and 3:00, landings on Culebra:

Wow and VG is a dirt strip and goes N/S:


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June 2, 2013 3:42 pm  

Flying into STT yrs. ago, everyone would ALWAYS applaud when finally on the ground.


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June 2, 2013 4:45 pm  

I especially liked the music chosen for this one.


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noOne
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June 2, 2013 5:23 pm  

Oh boy, STT in the 70's was a trip to land. I remember applause too =)


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June 2, 2013 5:28 pm  

I especially liked the music chosen for this one.

Funny how many people in the comments for that said they were unskilled pilots. Idiots.


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