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
Maurits in the plane with Rene
Passing Stockton Metropolitan (KSCK)
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
Hans and Laurence
Rene with a B-52
Laurence and Maurits with a B-29
From Castle, Atwater to Palo Alto
After visting the museum we flew back to Palo Alto.
Right hand downwind RWY 31 Palo Alto