Powered Parachute Flight
Petersburg and Dinwiddie County, Virginia
October 21, 1998
Once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you long to return.  -Leonardo da Vinci

Map of Flight Path
Maps created with Garmin 12 GPS Receiver and DeLorme Street Atlas 6.0.
Closeup Map of Flight Path

Captain Arkin composes himself after conquering the starter

Laying out the parachute for takeoff

Petersburg Municipal Airport

New Millenium Studios
set for the TV movie
The Day Lincoln Was Shot

As seen in the movie:

Looking up at the parachute

Central State Hospital complex

Old Central State Hospital Building



Appomattox River and Lake Chesdin

Water Filtration Plant


Wal-Mart Distribution Center

Late afternoon over Petersburg

Virginia Motorsports Park

Touch-and-go's on the runway

Flight Shadow

After Landing

Other Links

Rev. 3-5-08
© Copyright 1998-2006 Craig T. Fifer