It was September 5, 2008, and the weather had cleared sufficiently that by afternoon I was sure to have a wonderful flight with great visibility. I took a Cessna 172 (N87JA) for a flight north of Chicago. I left Chicago Executive Airport and headed to Waukegan mainly for touch-and-gos. Great fun!
Above: Heading towards Lake Michigan near Fort Sheridan.
Above center: Six Flags amusement park off I-94.
Above: Midway into my downwind for Runway 5 at Waukegan Airport during on of my nearly dozen touch-n-gos that afternoon. A large housing development sits northwest of the airfield at the edge of Runway 14.
Above: One mile final approach for Runway 5 at Waukegan Airport.
Above: Returning south, flying over Interstate 294.
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