We’ve just returned from Wisconsin and it looks as if tomorrow may just be a flyable day. Winds on the surface are supposed to be 5 mph and from the north-northwest. Aloft, they’ll be from the same direction and a tad stronger.

At the very least we’ll be putting an aircraft up to check conditions.

If you’d like to come out to watch the departure, the public viewing site is at the junction of State Road 39 and Mt. Calvary Church Road. Parking is available on the roadside beside an aircraft hangar with signage “Coates Flying Service”. Google Map

Carry on…

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  1. Mary Maxwell January 23, 2016 9:45 pm

    Good luck! Been thinking about all of you and the birds.

  2. Clara cook January 23, 2016 9:14 pm

    Will,you fly all,the way to St Marks next?

  3. Madeline January 23, 2016 8:55 pm

    May the winds be on your side! Carry on indeed!
    Time to up the MileMaker too!

  4. Jerry Woodall January 23, 2016 7:37 pm

    I thought the project had been cancelled.

  5. Kay Huey January 23, 2016 7:24 pm

    I’ll be there in spirit!

  6. Sue January 23, 2016 6:54 pm

    I am so very sorry about the results of your meeting. Just think about the results of your hard work over the years. I think what we need is a good documentary to help them change their minds. I’ll be watching tomorrow and hope to see the Whoopers and meet you in a few days. I wish you could find 13-9. We need him back here at Paynes Prairie, eating cow patties at UF beef teaching unit.

  7. Steve January 23, 2016 6:42 pm

    Thank you for the prediction. I’m sure it is hard to carry on as usual in the face of the bad news but I appreciate it. My wife and I will be there.