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Equipment Flight to SuperTIGER: January 8, 2015

8 Jan 2015, 09:09 UTC
Equipment Flight to SuperTIGER: January 8, 2015
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Today I woke up early and walked over to the elevated station so I could catch the last 15 minutes or so of the good internet before breakfast. At breakfast, we talked with Henry, the Twin Otter pilot, and arranged to meet him at the plane with all of the cargo that we wanted to go to SuperTIGER at 8:30. Sean and I went over to the cargo department to pick up some tanks of propane, and then I got a sled and pulled them over to the plane while Sean got to work on the snowmobile that was going on the Twin Otter. Dana helped me get the propane to the plane, and then we went back to where our cargo was located (about 50 yards from the plane) and loaded the sled back up. We took two sled loads of gear over, and I wrote down and calculated the total weight. Once the flight crew was ready, Henry drove the snowmobile up the ramp into the plane door and the rest of us grabbed the skis and helped lift and push it into the plane. Then we filled the plane with all of the rest of the gear, ...

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