Comment "Where's the wind sock?" on Owen Sound / Billy Bishop Regional Airport, Canada

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Where's the wind sock?

I arrived after dark, someone was doing circuits on 18, but the weather I got from Wiarton was favoring 36, however it was only at 2knots.

By the time I got there, they were done with their circuit work so I was all alone. I overflew the field, 500' above circuit altitude and trying to find the windsock. From my interpretation of the CFS, it should be closer to the threshold of 36. Alas, I couldn't find it.

I proceeded to land on 18, and on my roll out, found the windsock. It was closer to the middle of the runway, than what the CFS depicted. hmm.. Maybe I should submit a correction?

The runway has a pretty significant slope to it, especially landing on 18.

It was easy to find at night, the beacon was one of the brighter ones I've seen.

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