Flying to the Bahamas in a C172


What a great trip!

Fly 'n Things

Aruba, Jamaica,
Ooo I wanna take you
Bermuda, Bahama,
Come on pretty mama
Key Largo, Montego
Baby why don’t we go
Jamaica off the Florida Keys
Theres a place called Kokomo
Thats where you wanna go to get away from it
—-The Beach Boys

The song was ringing in my ears, and before I knew it I was grinning. The song has been on my mind the last 2 or 3 months, ever since the first kick-off meeting actually. But I digress. Last year a group of pilots in the Mid Atlantic had made the trip out to Bahamas. So when my flight school started the planning for the second annual Bahamas trip, I was intrigued. The kick-off meeting was right after Thanksgiving and 12 happy pilots in 10 aircraft were willing, committed and ready for some Bahamas Mamas, kaleidoscope of oceanic hues from turquoise to deep blue, white sandy…

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