Flight to the Pole (January 18,
The pilots prepare
the plane for a 10 AM departure, but strong winds force delay
until 3 PM.
Cynthia is ready to
go, Dick and Tim are watching the pilots pack the plane.
The plane carries everything
from extra fuel to survival gear in case the passengers and crew
must camp out overnight at the South pole.
Di, the trip leader
for ANI, rides only to Thiel so that Doug can go to the South
Cynthia Wolfe is watching
the pilots and the flight controls
Doug Stern replaced
Di, for the Thiel to South Pole leg of the trip
Dick, Urs, and Tim
on board the flight
Urs (foreground) and
Dick enjoying the view