Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 42

1) Descend to “2500” feet

“Learning is an exciting adventure! While we 're talking about hot air balloons (we are?) my family and I had a parade of them go right over our house, a few months back. Hearing those gas jets turn on and off was our music that early morning. But I learned that, for instance, a balloon starts coming down when the burner cuts out. OK, I knew that! But I didn't know why! I know now, and I'll tell you! As the burner cuts out, the air in the balloon envelope cools. It contracts, and the volume of the air displaced by the balloon decreases. ”

2) Choose the proper word from the Silly Sniglets section at the end of this scenario, and go to the AirLeg indicated

The condition of being trapped in one's own trousers while trying to pull them on without first removing shoes.

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