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Cessna 172 Landing

I thought I'd give you guys a nice view of the double 12,100' runways at Kadena AB, Japan from a General Aviation point of view. It's 33mb so give it time to load.

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That's one smooth landing -- looks like a very nice 3 point landing. Thanks for sharing.

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Enjoyed the video.
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Good job with the landing, nice and smooth. Reminds me of my old Microsoft Flight Simulator days. Do you currently fly? I've been up with others, a lot of fun. Much more difficult than it looks.
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Cool landscape and open runway. Had lunch with my ex-boss today and he mentioned that his Mooney is a hanger queen. Price of fuel above $4.00 is keeping him grounded.

When was the last time you took a plane up?

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It's been too long since I was last up...over a year now because of some unforseen financial issues. Hopefully, though, if things work out in the near future, I'll be back up enjoying the view again...only in Germany...we'll see.

$4/gal in a Mooney would keep most people grounded. If I remember correctly, the burn rate on that plane is about 12-14 gals an hour. So, for the average "joe" like me in a 8 gal/hr Cessna it doesn't hurt as much, but when you have 2 mortgages and a rental it's a challenge.... Thankfully I'm down to 1 and 1 now, but I still need to recover.

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