I just finished a trip up to Maine from SC in my 801 (RollerSkate). It was very memorable for several reasons. 1- when I landed and departed Laconia NH that made a straight 50 for me - a take of and landing as PIC in all 50 states. About 40% of those states were accomplished in my 801. 2-The fall foliage up north was in prime colors, and nothing like an 801 to cruise slow and low and take in all of the beauty. 3- I got to fly up the Hudson River corridor. Circle the Statue of liberty and fly below skyscraper level - the full monte! If you haven't done this, try to get on your bucket list. It is so much fun I can't understand why the Feds haven't (as part of the "let's kill GA" Initiative) shut it down yet. Next year hopefully I will make the island hop flight to South America in my 801 if COVID doesn't block it like it did this year. An 801 may not be so fast, but with persistence you can go really far.
I will be posting photos in my DropBox soon.

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Comment by Samuel McNair on October 16, 2020 at 5:43am
Thanks Dan;
Its a silly thing to do like collecting stamps or quarters from every state, but fun anyway. Each stat and airport represents an opportunity to meet great new people. Getting closer to that target of 600 airports now too. I can't wait until one of those airports is the strip I am building.
Comment by Daniel Niendorff on October 16, 2020 at 12:14am
Strong work Sam! glad to see you finally knocked out all 50.
Comment by Samuel McNair on October 14, 2020 at 5:53am
David, I just noticed that my fingers were faster than my brain (& typing on a phone doesn't help either!) I mis typed my phone number. It is 864-617-3192 I substituted a 6 for a 7. Apologies. Or you can email me at ssm6791@gmail.com.
Comment by Samuel McNair on October 14, 2020 at 5:40am
David, I just noticed that my fingers were faster than my brain (& typing on a phone doesn't help either!) I mis typed my phone number. It is 864-617-3192 I substituted a 6 for a 7. Apologies. Or you can email me at ssm6791@gmail.com.
Comment by David J. Beaulieu on October 13, 2020 at 6:22pm

Sam, text message sent!

Comment by Samuel McNair on October 13, 2020 at 2:45pm
I wanted t post them with the blog, but it has no provision to do so(that I can find). So I will have to do the dropbox thing.
Comment by Zenith Aero on October 13, 2020 at 2:42pm

Let us know when you post your photos!

Comment by Samuel McNair on October 13, 2020 at 2:40pm
David;
I am presently still in Maine and will be until I depart on Fri Oct 23 (more or less depending on weather). I am staying in Calais. The plane is tied down in Machias Valley (the only place I could get a rental car). I will return south some time on or after Friday 10/23. Where are you located? Text me your contact info to 864-616-3192 and we can connect.
Comment by David J. Beaulieu on October 13, 2020 at 2:07pm

Sam, how far into Maine did you come?   Wish i would have know, I would have flown over to check out your 801

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