Ian Reed, second from left poses with his family after arriving in Homer on Friday afternoon in a Calidus gyrcopter aircraft, above, he flew from Seattle. From left to right are daughter Shannon Reed, Ian Reed, wife Linda Reed, daughter Anna Reed, daughter-in-law Abi Reed and son Lin Reed. The trip took 19 flying hours over five days, with mostly tail winds. It is the first Calidus to be flown to Alaska. Reed plans to offer gyrocopter instruction and be a sales agent for the German-made aircraft.
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