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East meets West!


published on 18 December 2023 257 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "sea_weathered". Originally published on 2023-12-15.
A group of Pilots from the Sandy Hook Pilot Association joined us for a ride along on a damp winter day.
Pacific Ocean
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