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Wednesday, February 21st

The team was able to complete one production flight before strong winds kicked in, preventing further flying. 158 lkm were flown, bringing the total completed flight distance to 5199 lkm. This represents 86% completion of total planned flight lines. Total flight lines completed are shown in green on the image below. Total planned flight lines […]

Tuesday, February 20th

Quote from the team: “We have done three production flights today. The forecast for tomorrow looks pretty good.” The team as managed a second incredibly productive day of flight, covering 500 lkm, even more than yesterday! This brings the total completed flight distance to 5051 lkm, representing 83% completion of total planned flight lines. Total […]

Monday, February 19th

As of today, we have covered more than three quarters of the total planned flight lines! The team completed 3 production flights covering 472 lkm total, our greatest distance covered in one day for this project! This brings the total distance covered to 4606 lkm, representing 76% completion of total planned flight lines. Total flight […]

Sunday, February 18th

Despite windy conditions, the team managed to fly two more production flights yesterday, Sunday the 18th, covering 326 lkm. This brings the total flight distance to 4161 lkm, representing 69% completion of total planned flight lines. Total flight lines completed are shown in green on the image below. Total planned flight lines are shown in […]

Saturday, February 17th

The team resumed production on Saturday the 17th and has moved their base to Kentland Municipal Airport. 296 lkm were flown Saturday. This brings the total flight distance to 3865 lkm, representing 64% of total planned flight lines. Total flight lines completed are shown in green on the image below. Total planned flight lines are […]

Friday, February 16th

The SkyTEM team was unable to fly yesterday, Thursday the 15th, due to gusty winds. The team anticipates weather issues today as well due to snow, which would decrease visibility and create unsafe flying conditions, but nothing is certain. We hope for better weather in the days to come. Have a great weekend!

Thursday, February 15th

Yesterday, Wednesday the 14th, the SkyTEM crew completed two production flights, covering 383 lkm. This brings the total production flight distance to 3605 lkm, representing 59% completion of planned flight lines. ┬áTotal flight lines completed are shown in green on the image below. Total planned flight lines are shown in blue. The team is unsure […]

Wednesday, February 14th

Happy Valentine’s Day! Quote from the field team yesterday, Tuesday the 13th: “We have done two more production flights today. In case you are wondering, we did skip L206100 intentionally, and the reason is that we will use it to reduce ferry time getting to tie line L400200 when we move to Kentland Airport. Weather […]

Tuesday, February 13th

Quote from the field team on Monday: “We have done two production flights today on the West block. Weather is looking good for tomorrow.” The team flew 399 lkm, bringing the total flight distance to 2919 lkm, representing 48% completion of the total planned flight paths. Total flight lines completed are shown in green on […]

Monday, February 12th

This weekend, Friday the 9th through Sunday the 11th, the team conducted 6 more production flights totaling 1,002 lkm! Friday, February 9th, we kicked off the weekend with a very successful airborne demonstration at Frasca Airfield. Thank you to everyone who helped plan and organize the event and thank you to everyone who came out […]