Go: But They Really Tried (+0 Miles)
November 23, 2011: Migration Day 46
Operation Migration TrikeCam
The morning began with a fog delay and a few test flights with waits
between. Alas, the window of good flight conditions didn't happen. The
wind came up and carried the haze southward along their intended flight
path. By then, the air was too bumpy for a safe flight.
Pilot Joe Duff did a final takeoff and surprised waiting craniacs by
landing right on the country road at the flyover site to deliver the
news after their long wait: "You
the Classroom: Journal or
is fog? Why can big jets fly in fog but ultralight planes
leading cranes cannot?
(b-for-bonus: Migration Math) Go
to the News page and add up the total mileage flown so far.
calculate the average number of miles (a) per flight, and (b)
per day of this migration so far. What would have to happen
in order for the average miles per day to increase? Decrease?
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).