This is why you practice short field landings! Watch the ultimate ski trip in this fun flying video. The pilot loads up seven of his friends in a Pilatus, then takes off from his home airport’s grass runway (yes, in a 10,000 lb. airplane) and flies to Courchevel, a scenic ski resort in the French Alps. There’s a very convenient airport right on the side of the mountain, but it’s less than 1,800 feet long and has a stunning 18.6% gradient. No problem for the Pilatus, but the landing will make your pulse race.
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