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Monday, August 23, 2010

From a Flight on Saturday, August 21, 2010...

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Strap yourself in for an exciting journey as we traverse four states to our ultimate destination of Block Island, RI. The weather started out on the sunny side, but by the end of the day, overcast skies prevailed. All in all, the day was perfect with little wind, treating us to a smooth flight.

As always, I hope you enjoy the view from above !!!

#1 - A private residence near Hopewell, NJ,
complete with its own Heli-port and tennis court
in the back yard.

#2 - An abandoned corporate building
near Hopewell, NJ

#3 - A corporate office complex near Hopewell, NJ

#4 - Meadowbrook Parkway interchange
at Jones Beach state park
in Wantagh, NY (Long Island)

#5 - Bayport Aerodrome
in Holbrook, NY (Long Island)

#6 - Brookhaven Airport
in Shirley, NY (Long Island)

#7 - Hampton Hills country club
in Riverhead, NY (Long Island)

#8 - Francis Gabreski Airport
in Westhampton Beach, NY (Long Island)

#9 - Northern shore of Long Island, NY,
and what looks like algae-infested water
in the Long Island Sound

#10 - Homes tucked away neatly in the
woods near East Hampton, NY (Long Island)

#11 - Gardiners Island, NY
(northeast of Long Island)

#12 - Montauk airport in Montauk, NY
(Long Island)

#13 - Block Island (our ultimate destination),
which belongs to the state of Rhode Island

#14 - Block Island State Airport, complete with
its new terminal building

#15 - Great Salt Pond within Block Island,
dotted with a multitude of watercraft

#16 - Old Harbor and Water street,
where the Ferries arrive and depart
on Block Island

#17 - Block Island State Airport,
looking northeast towards Old Harbor

#18 - A Block Island ferry with passengers,
and presumably automobiles, enroute to Block Island

#19 - A look at Block Island,
this time looking south

#20 - Block Island landscape with many private
residencies dotting the island's semi-hilly terrain

#21 - Mystic, CT (home of Mystic Seaport)

#22 - Mystic Seaport and the tall sailing ships
of yesteryear that populate this area

#23 - Groton-New London Airport in Groton, CT

#24 - A picturesque marshy area along the
southern coast of Connecticut, near Old Saybrook

#25 - Marsh area with a snaking waterway
near Old Saybrook, CT

#26 - Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, CT

#27 - Clinton Country Club in Clinton, CT

#28 - Griswold Airport (recently CLOSED)
in Madison, CT

#29 - A massive lot school buses
near New Haven, CT

#30 - Tweed-New Haven Airport in East Haven, CT

#31 - Highway Interchange of I-91, I-95,
Route 1 and Route 34 in New Haven, CT

#32 - City of New Haven, CT

#33 - Connecticut Post shopping mall
in Milford, CT

#34 - A town carnival at Wilcox Park
in Milford, CT

#35 - Architecturally pleasing strip mall
with an adjacent lake near Milford, CT

#36 - Igor Sikorsky Memorial airport
in Stratford, CT

#37 - City of Bridgeport, CT

#38 - City of Norwalk, CT

#39 - Norwalk, CT

#40 - General Foods Corporate Headquarters
in Rye Brook, NY

#41 - City of White Plains, NY

#42 - Palisades State Park in Alpine, NJ,
on the west side of the Hudson river

#43 - Garden State Plaza shopping mall
in Paramus, NJ

#44 - Livingston shopping mall in Livingston, NJ

#45 - Brooklake Country Club
in Florham Park, NJ

#46 - Connell Corporate Center
in Berkeley Heights, NJ

#47 - Estate homes near Watchung, NJ

#48 - A parched sports complex field
near Piscataway, NJ

#49 - Resurrection Cemetery with
parched grounds in Piscataway, NJ

#50 - Rutgers University newly refurbished
Football Stadium in New Brunswick, NJ

#51 - A Heli-port situated in the middle of an
industrial complex and surrounded by
mechanical equipment, near New Brunswick, NJ

#52 - Interchange of Route 1, Route 91,
and the northeast corridor rail line
in North Brunswick, NJ


See you after the next flight...