Hey all as you might have noticed Mike and Greg were flying very slowly due to heavy tanks of fuel but also a headwind. Reason being that there is a thick blanket of cloud at 5000ft. Above 8000ft though its cavok and they have 10 knot tailwinds. So they found a gap and climbed through and are sailing along merrily at 120kts now. The beauty of modern weather systems! This one curtsy of Sias Dreyer, the guy who directed Mike and Jean across the Atlantic during their Rio to Cape Town crossing. See below for the difference in weather and wind between 4500ft and ft. The red line is their route.
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