Around the world in Cessna 182

June 25, 2004
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia (UHSS) to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (UHPP)

On the early Saturday morning, 9:00 local time (it is still Friday in Salt Lake City), I was ready to continue my trip. After creating the flight plan I took off from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and set the course towards the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (heading of 070). The suggested altitude was 7,500 and that is where I stayed the whole trip.

Once again, my entire flight was over the large body of water (The Sea of Okhotsk) so there were no Kodak moments, and once again the whole flight was done by the autopilot (well except for the takeoff and landing parts).

I knew that Russia is huge, but now I really think it is humongous. I guess humongous is larger than huge. I wonder what is larger than humongous, maybe gargantuan? Either way, it is a very large country, and I wish I will have time and money to maybe visit there one day. For now, I will have to be a virtual tourist only.

[Screenshots here] Pre flight check at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport

Ready for a takeoff

Leaving Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Over the Sea of Okhotsk

Final approach to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy

Done for the day
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