On June 12, 2006 WILI's Wayne Norman (with a tiny bit of help from Windham Aviation owner Brian Sutch) flew a single engine Cessna 172R around Eastern Connecticut for 90 minutes.  That interview played back on Wayne's show Wednesday morning June 14.  Here are photos from that flight.

Wayne Norman and Brian Sutch
Looking south.  Windham Airport on left.  Mansfield Hollow Dam on right.
Windham Airport on right.  Route 6 Expressway on left.
Looking north.  Mansfield Hollow Dam Lake is beyond Windham Airport.  Willimantic Water Works is to immediate left of runway 36. Willimantic Country Club lower left.  Eastern portion of UConn is at upper left.
ECSU's baseball stadium and track, and Mansfield City Road.
Freedom Green and Circle Drive are across from ECSU's Baseball Stadium.  Route 6 is at far right.  Eastbrook Mall at center right.  Windham Airport at upper right.
Looking north to UConn.  Gampel Pavilion is the white dome in the center.  Dunham Pond off South Eagleville Road is in the foreground.
Eagleville Dam Lake, looking north
The Electromotive building on the south side of Willimantic
Heritage State Park at Windham Mills, with the Thread City Crossing "Frog Bridge" on the right
Looking east over Bassett's Bridge Road in Mansfield and the boat launch for Mansfield Hollow Dam Lake 
Looking north up Route 89 to Southeast School and the Fenton River's confluence to Mansfield Hollow Dam
Looking north to UConn

Looking west to Coventry Lake and Coventry High School
Looking south toward downtown Willimantic
Windham Middle School with West Main Street, Willimantic in the background
ECSU on the left, across from Windham Tech's baseball field
Looking west, with the Windham Mills on the right and Electromotive in the center
Looking north, up Route 32 in South Windham.  Shetucket River on right.  Route 203 intersection in the center.  Orange roof at bottom is the former Charter and Watson building.  Green roof above it is All You Need For Sleep.  Former Rogers Corp is at top left.  Miller Brothers Moving is just below that.
The Willimantic Country Club with Route 66 passing on the left
Mansfield Hollow Dam in the center
Nearing final approach, looking south to the Mansfield Hollow Dam boat launch
The Mount Hope River as it approaches Mansfield Hollow Dam Lake
Looking west past the boat launch

At this point, Wayne put down the camera and interviewed Brian as he made a smooth landing at Windham Airport.    

 Photos and captions by Wayne Norman.


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