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2017/10/09 Oz Day 03: Toowoomba to Charleville via Surat
π 2017-10-09 01:01 in Australia, Flying, Ozsafari2017, Trips
Our 3rd day in Australia/Toowoomba, was the day we'd head out. I was understandably a bit nervous about navigating on my own in a totally different ATC system that quite frankly didn't have much in common at all with the US system I learned in, but in the end it wasn't so bad, thanks to the training we had gotten the previous days.

Two legs of just under 2H, the first one took us to Surat, a small deserted airport with no facilities:




natural gas pipelines
natural gas pipelines

seems that our planes were all equipped with ADS-B, so I was able to see other planes from our group
seems that our planes were all equipped with ADS-B, so I was able to see other planes from our group


Surat
Surat

Our 2nd leg had a bit of convective weather, including this big rain cloud that shook the hell out of us when we had almost cleared the side of it
Our 2nd leg had a bit of convective weather, including this big rain cloud that shook the hell out of us when we had almost cleared the side of it

Charleville
Charleville

Once in town, we got a short guided tour:





and then dinner
and then dinner


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