Down By The River

A fast airplane can get you places you didn't intend to go. When it's time to head home, your destination weather may have changed.

It was a December afternoon at Spirit of St. Louis airport (SUS), about 1400 local time. Sunny, with scattered clouds, cool. The weather forecast had the word “snow” in it, starting about 1800, which would be after dark, but right now it was sunny. Snow? Seemed like a long way off. Turns out it wasn’t. […]
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