Vegas Here We Come

The winds when I took off at Stove Pipe Wells were gusting to 50 mph but I never really had any trouble until it was time to land. After getting close the the North Vegas airport I circled the downtown and planned a landing on runway 25 but the wind just kept pushing me sideways and I couldn't get the Beav' down on the short runway. I made two more attempts on 12L but no luck. So I decided to head over to Nellis Airforce base and made a fast, shallow approach to the 10,000 foot runway and had no problem getting in smoothly. Lesson learned, you can't float in with flaps down with a crosswind. Now off to the casinos.

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