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Friday flight
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Got up early (I'm getting better at this) to take advantage of the low wind. Was overcast for the whole flight of 1 hour 40 minutes, in fact it felt colder towards the end of the flight.

Took a cheeky transit of Wolverhampton airport while no one was about, with a half dozen blind calls to ensure safety. Took this one directly over the tower at 1000 feet :

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Nice to be airborne when most are fiddling with breakfast or getting ready to go out to work. General view just after 7.

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Flew over to the river Severn which is a bit of a favourite flying area of mine :

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Flew around the outskirts of Kidderminster and noticed some small lakes that were covered in green algae or other plant growth, presumably exacerbated by all this warm weather :

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To the East of Kidderminster I saw this collection of geometrically laid out trees :

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Continuing on I flew over some of the route of a new water pipeline between the river Severn and Frankley reservoir, which is pretty much finished now :

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On the way back to the field I flew close to one of the Clent Hills, a really nice place to go for a bit of walking :

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Once I had landed and packed away I visited Wolverhampton airport and on my way out there was a National Grid helicopter just taking off, so these two are for Simon :

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Another cracking early morning flight, it's great.

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