Short Final: Florida Geography
My brother, J.R., and I have made a number of flights to the Bahamas in one of our two airplanes. Once we had a crowd, so we took both airplanes. He was in his Cessna 182 and I was in my Cessna 206.
On the return trip while crossing central Florida, near Orlando, on a beautiful VFR day (you have to know the Florida geography to appreciate this) I was leading in the 206, when J.R., trailing in the 182 called, “Hey, I lost sight of you.”
I answered, “I’m over this orange grove.”
J.R. replied, “Could you be a little more specific?”
I responded, “It’s the one next to a lake.”
This was received by a sarcastic, “Oh gee, thank you so much.”Bill PooleHuntsville, AL
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