I've never been one to crash a party, but that may have to change!
A couple days earlier at my airport when hearing of the gathering I was told that everyone was welcome, just bring a dish to pass. With a box of cookies in the back seat of my Challenger I took off on the 4.4 mile flight to Anthonson.
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Anthonson Airport (NY28)
My Challenger II parked
Parking the plane I was greeted by Seamus. Jack was preparing meat and I asked if there was anything I could do to help. They we all set and well prepared for the soon to arrive guests.
The hangar, ready for a party...
Food cooking in "Fat Man"
John Kellogg was the first to arrive in his Husky
Jack Briggs and his wife were one of the earlier arrivals. I hadn't seen Jack in almost 10 years.
Seamus, a student pilot, was with his instructor when he got to experience a partial power loss with the failure of one cylinder. Fortunately they were approaching an airport and when within gliding distance shut the engine down and made a safe landing.
Jim Murphy in his Super Cub
Jack recording all the flying action
Vinny and wife
David Lee in his Zenith
Lots of great food.
I didn't eat a lot but took small amounts of a variety of interesting and delicious salads.
In a couple hours I was to meet my son and his girlfriend down in Cortland for dinner.
Running late I took off and turn SE towards Marcellus. Afterwards I wish I had take the time to circle back around for another aerial shot of the airport at the height of the party.
Thank you Jack and Karen!
I had a wonderful time and really enjoyed meeting everyone.