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To Greenlee Co. and Safford

A friend from the Phoenix Pilot Group, Dave needed to go to Greenlee Co. (CFT) and wanted to practice some instrument approches for his instrument that he is working on. When he asked if I wanted to go and be a safety pilot I didn't really have to think long about it, I love to go flying. It was a good long flight in a Cessna 172. We did some VOR tracking and went to CFT then flew over and did a GPS approach into Safford (SAD). Then came back through the mountains and a ILS into Gateway (IWA). It was a good day. Here are some pics.

On the ground at CFT it was a nice little strip nicer runway then SAD actually
Dave getting out at SAD

Good old Safford Regional Airport I think it is a really nice field and has lots of potential to be great. It has 2 great runways and lots of room, they need to have a good fly-in there.

Flying out. It looks like I'm really short in this pic and I did realize how low my seat was until after I took it.

click here to get the file to view our route in 3D using Google Earth


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