Picture of the Week

Spring means getting back in the air in the Northern Hemisphere and Gilbert Benzonana caught the start of gliding season in Montrichet. Lots of fun ahead.

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Montrichet Takeoff

Picture taken on the Montricher airfield at the foot of the Swiss Juran mountains. This was one of the very first glider flights on this airfield, at the beggining of the flight season for gliders in this part of Switzerland. Date :19.03.2017 ; camera=PENTAX K-5; zoom 120 mm; exp. time 1/800 sec; Fnumber=F8.0; ISO=250 Copyright=Gilbert Benzonana

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