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Old 05-07-2014, 07:41 PM
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Default Abby's First Flight

I finally got my enthusiastic six year old granddaughter up for a flight. We have taxied around before, but mom and dad wanted to be there for the first real flight. She loves talking on the headsets. It was a bit bumpy (spring/summer afternoon is not my favorite time for flying in FL, first flights especially), but she had a great time on our short flight.

Strapping in:


ready to go:


taxiing back in, still smiling! (she had to borrow mom's sunglasses)
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Old 05-07-2014, 08:01 PM
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She is adorable.... Get your CFI and teach her to fly.
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Old 05-07-2014, 09:25 PM
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That's so cool! What a cutie!
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Old 05-08-2014, 08:01 AM
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I love stories and photos like these. She (and you) will remember this forever... Congrats!
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Old 05-08-2014, 08:43 AM
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She is a cutie, that's for sure. Was that her first airplane ride?
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Old 05-08-2014, 09:13 AM
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What a sweetie! How many grandchildren have a memory of flying with grandpa? Its a very exclusive club! Thanks for the post Grandpa Mike
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Old 05-08-2014, 12:08 PM
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Default Thanks for sharing

I love the look on her face in first picture!

Pretty plane also!
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