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Skywriting in a non aerobatic airplane? For sure! Let me show you how to do it and what art I have already done.

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One Saturday afternoon…

Well, what happens, if you are a pilot and you don’t know what you should do on your Saturday afternoon? Maybe I should go flying… But I’ve been to the nearby airfields a little bit to often lately…

I do need an idea, what I could do in the local area! Boy, lets draw our flying clubs logo right overhead our home airfield just with a GPS track! So I prepared my GPS as I did already describe in Skywriting in a non-aerobatic airplane? and jumped into 90B. After almost an our twisting and turning, the work was done. What do you think?

By the way, after the “F” I had to land again and start a new track because due to other traffic in the area I couldn’t maintain the needed headings.



Skywriting in a non-aerobatic airplane?

Can you really do skywriting in a non-aerobatic airplane like my Luscombe? Yes, sort off!

What is ADS-B Skywriting?

Where in traditional skywriting one uses the airplanes smoker as a pen, ADS-B Skywriting or GPS Skywriting utilizes the airplanes GPS track. In that manner ADS-B Skywriting could be seen as a subset of GPS skywriting since it uses GPS as well but also the transponder to send the track to the ground Continue reading