We spent two hours on the runway waiting for take off, so I was able to take a few photos.
Two Baslers (ski-equipped DC3s) on the McMurdo runway. The Baslers are now serving the camps and no longer going to the South Pole.
The sea ice runway in McMurdo. Mt. Erebus in the background.
Boarding our Hercules headed to the South Pole. The propeller on the far right in this picture will experience a hydraulic failure 20 minutes into the flight and we will be coming back to McMurdo on three engines.
Inside the Hercules.
Our next chance for a flight will be on Monday. The weather is holding on pretty well: blue skies, temperature of 3 F (-16 C) and 10 knots of wind.