Not a Wingstrike, Suprisingly

1) Per my flights from the San Francisco Bay Area, I flew the Supermarine Spitfire from Frazier Lake (1C9) to the North over the water. Depending on the time of day, winds can blow across the grass field, and with a taildragger such as the Spitfire, managing the crosswind can be tricky. I was sure I had a wingstrike, but after reviewing the replay, found only a severe tilt!

2) Expert Server, West Coast Evening, Runway 23 departing North and then patrolling the Bay Area with simple aerodynamic maneuvers. Tight left traffic approach diving shallow from 2000ft to Runway 5.

3) Photos


Haven’t seen the spitfire in a long time! Great photos, keep up the good work 👏

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