Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Up in Downtown Again

I last had the drone out twelve days ago. We've had a run of great weather, but I just didn't take the time to practice flying. This morning, I considered driving uptown to discover a new location, but the Westminster Pier Park is just too close and easy to access. I had never taken my Mavic Mini to the west end of the park.

It was sunny and although a bit gusty, at one point, I got up to an elevation of 60 meters. This number is less than half of what's allowed by law and I think it will take me the rest of the summer to go close to the limit. I could hardly spot the 249 gram (8.78 oz) airborne device at the altitude I reached today.
  Workin'

Westminster Pier Park

Downtown New West 
Earlier this afternoon I posted the picture directly above on Facebook. I mentioned that this shows downtown New Westminster, my home since 1998. I didn't specifically mention that our buildings are on the top left-hand side of the photo, the ones with the green balconies. We are on the front side of the taller tower on floor ten of seventeen. 

I'll end with a drone selfie below. Behind the end of the park is the construction area for a future two towers which will stand over 50 stories high along the New Westminster riverfront.

Another Selfie


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