Stories tagged with: Skies

February 20, 2010 - 7:31pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

It's a piece of equipment that isn't used much in this area because we aren't used to seeing this much snow on the ground at one time, but some pilots are putting skis on their airplanes to help them get around better.

The skis don't really affect how the pilot flies in the air, but rather how that individual handles the ground.

"The skis allow us to transition into the deep snow, and the wheels wouldn't allow us to do that. We'd have to plow the runway, " says Y-City...

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