A little wing shade can help beat the heat, whether you're
a lion from a South African veldt or an airshow spectator.
These lions (above) found their shady spot after a bush
pilot delivered some medical supplies to a hospital in South Africa,
and stopped for a quick lunch. Eager to get to his next appointment,
the pilot returned to his plane only to find that the only piece
of shade around had become verrrry popular. His takeoff was somewhat
The other shade-seeking group are members of
Valley Ultralights (USUA Club 59) in Fresno, California, seeking
respite from the heat during a recent club fly-in. "When
it comes to Mother Nature, man and beast are not all that different,"
says Valley Ultralights contact Bill Leidenroth. - Photos submitted
by Bill Leidenroth.