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Trip to Columbia and Castle
July 16, 2004
From Palo Alto to Columbia From Columbia to Castle, Atwater From Castle, Atwater to Palo Alto KPAO; Palo Alto O22; Columbia KMER; Castle, Atwater
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From Palo Alto to Columbia

On Friday, July 16 2004 we made a round trip to former gold rush town Columbia and to Atwater with two Piper's. Laurence joined Hans in the N4383A and Maurits flew with Rene in the N4390D.

Laurence in the plane with Hans
Laurence in the plane with Hans
Maurits in the plane with Rene
Maurits in the plane with Rene
Passing Stockton Metropolitan (KSCK)
Passing Stockton Metropolitan (KSCK)
Laurence and Maurits in Columbia
Laurence and Maurits in Columbia



From Columbia to Castle, Atwater

After visiting the old town of Columbia we went on to Castle Airport, the former Castle Air Force Base which closed in 1995. There we visited the Castle Air Museum.

Approaching Castle Airport
Approaching Castle Airport
Hans and Laurence
Hans and Laurence
Rene with a B-52
Rene with a B-52
Laurence and Maurits with a B-29
Laurence and Maurits with a B-29



From Castle, Atwater to Palo Alto

After visting the museum we flew back to Palo Alto.

Over Fremont
Over Fremont
Right hand downwind RWY 31 Palo Alto
Right hand downwind RWY 31 Palo Alto

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