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Old 03-11-2014, 11:10 PM
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Default My boy's first flight!

After 3 year's of building excitement and hype and waiting so the boy could enjoy this flight as much as me, I finally took my son Xander for a flight on Sunday. The wait was worth it! He had a fantastic time and was an exceptionally well behaved passenger.







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Old 03-11-2014, 11:44 PM
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Wow, that's beautiful, Paul and Xander. It was worth "coming out of hibernation" to say you made my night. The vision of flying my grandchildren is at least one of my motivators to keep building, even when the building gets tough. Thanks again, Paul.

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Old 03-12-2014, 06:26 AM
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Congrats!

First of many fun flying times to come.
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Old 03-12-2014, 06:35 AM
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That's what it is all about!
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Old 03-12-2014, 07:12 AM
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Very nice pictures! Flying with your son - as the years go by, your shoulder room gets less and less. Daughters, not so much.
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:24 AM
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Default It looks like great times!



As they say in the south, it looks like "The acorn doesn't fall far from the tree".

Two great RV grins
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Dvalcik View Post


As they say in the south, it looks like "The acorn doesn't fall far from the tree".

Two great RV grins
i thought in the south its fer from the tree
I bet you will have this pic blown up and framed on a wall for everyone to see. 1 in your home and 1 in your hanger!!! i know i would!!

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Old 03-12-2014, 10:25 AM
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Pretty cool.
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Old 03-12-2014, 11:23 AM
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Awesome photos!
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Old 03-12-2014, 01:00 PM
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Default Great Memory

Ear to ear grins.

A Hanger 24 hoodie too. You are livin' the dream.
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