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Eagle Field Port Matilda PA

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)



Eagle field- 09PA Port Matilda PA



Private Glider field Owned by Karl Striedieck. Karl is a world record setting glider pilot and a member of the U.S. Soaring Hall of Fame. He was an early pioneer of ridge soaring in the Ridge-and-valley Appalachians in the 1960s, ultimately setting nine world records flying gliders there. He was selected for the U.S. nation...

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Harris Hill Emergency Field

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

This is a companion scenery for the Harris Hill airport above. This is a simple add on for those who want the ultimate realism for their Harris Hill scenery. See my Harris hill scenery on AVSIM. This is the Emergency landing strip for gliders that can't make the main field due mostly to congestion at the end of a busy competition day, but also serves for those who find themselves to low to make the field. There is no ICAO code for this field so it is simply designated HHEM for FSX.

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Harris Hill 4NY8

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (1)

I have just released my newest airport. Harris Hill NY,  4NY8. look for it on AVSIM.


Harris Hill is known as the soaring Capital of the U.S. because of its' history, Martin Schempp(German soaring pioneer) "discovered" the area while traveling on business in the 1930's. (He worked in Pittsburgh PA at the time) Elmira NY is situated in a valley surrounded by hills facing several different prevailing wind p...

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Elmira Corning Regional Aiport

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

KELM, Elmira Corning Regional Airport


This is an expanded airport package including all the most recent buildings at Elmira Corning Regional Airport KELM. Included are the Sikorsky building and recent runway extensions. I added some static aircraft to the now defunt National Warplane Museum, and Schweitzer plant. These are a historical reference to better days in the past for KELM. Now that Sikorsky has closed, there a...

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