Splash-in Sunrise: Annual Grand Marais Fly-in

Splash-in 2016, photo by Gary McCormick

June 16-18, 2017 the Grand Marais Pilots Association will host the 17th Annual Splash-in on Grand Marais Bay on behalf of the National Seaplane Pilots Association. Seaplanes from all over the US and Canada are invited to attend this three day festival with arrivals on Friday, activities and competitions throughout the day on Saturday and departures on Sunday morning. Click the link for details on events including the Water Balloon Bomb, Spot Landing, & Short Takeoff Contests!

View the photo background bigtacular and see more in Gary’s Sea Planes slideshow.

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The Lunar Express

Something Special in the Air

Something Special in the Air, photo by Shane Wyatt

A reminder that The Lunar Express boards early tomorrow morning for a total eclipse of the October full moon. The partial umbral eclipse begins at 5:15 AM EDT on October 8, with the total eclipse starting at 6:25 AM, peaking at 6:55 and ending at 7:24.

Get all the details on the Super Hunter’s Blood Moon in eclipse from Michigan in Pictures!

View Shane’s photo bigger and see more of Shane’s moon photos right here.

 

Snowblind

Snowblind...

Snowblind…, photo by Photography by Kenneh

I’m tempted to visualize this plane as leaving for someplace warm.

View Kenneth’s photo bigger and see more in his Sunrises & Sunsets slideshow.