We race the two sims through the Rockies-which wins?
By Eric Adams
Posted 07.11.2003 at 6:38 pm 0 Comments
On Friday, June 6, Popular Science assistant editor Gregory Mone and I took off in Cessna 172s from Aspen, Colorado, on what should have been easy 20-minute flights to Leadville Airport, 25 miles to the East.
Neither of us made it.
Perhaps it was hubris—when you’re flying over the Rockies, you’d better respect the mountains and know full well what you’re getting into.
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