Royal Oak Aerial Shots

Royal Oak Aerial Shots

(C. Proxmire, The Ferndale 115 News, Aug. 31, 2012)

On Aug. 18, 2012 The Ferndale 115 News got a special view of the Metro Detroit Area, from 1350 feet above in a Cessna airplane thanks to retired Ferndale Police Chief Mike Kitchen and his pals at the Warren Flying Club.

When interviewed last November (see, Kitchen promised the 115 a ride. When better than the busiest day of the year, the Woodward Dream Cruise?

Here are some of the best pictures taken from inside the tiny airplane of Royal Oak. You can see the Ferndale pictures at In the coming weeks we will also post our pictures from Detroit and St. Clair, plus Dream Cruise photos from the neighbors further to the north.

To check out our Dream Cruise coverage, including pictures from the Fire ladder and a video about the event, go to

Kitchen said the Warren Flying Club is always looking for new members who are interested in learning how to fly or in flying in a social atmosphere with super shared equipment. Go to for more information.

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