The low ceiling started to lift, so Richard repeated his early morning test flight around 8:30am. He reported topping out at around 1600 feet and was only able to get up to about 22mph of speed. In fact it was virtually moments after his going aloft before the aviation radios squawked, “No way we can do this. We’re down.”
The team spent the next while returning trikes the the hangar and vehicles to their positions in camp so we could re-hook up again.