20 Birds Fly the Distance to Morgan County,
For the FIRST time, all 20 birds flew the day's distance with the
ultralights! In today's spotlight was #516, flying
with a healing wing. He flew the entire leg alone with pilot Chris's
in the flight #516 was challenging Chris's aircraft for lead position!
Maybe he was saying, "C'mon,
I'm ready! I can
Today Richard had five birds, Joe had 13, and Brooke and Chris each had one. The team flew for 1 hour, 23 minutes with clear skies and a tailwind. At times they were flying with a "ground speed" of 52 mph! They've gone a total of 393.1 statute miles. How many miles yet to go? Tomorrow looks promising to add more miles!
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in cooperation with the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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