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Old 09-12-2012, 04:10 PM
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Default #3 grandson's first flight!!

Yesterday afternoon I took my grandson Gage up for his first flight.
We both had a great time!

While building I mostly dreamed about places Cindy and I would fly.
I never realized how good it would feel to take my grandkids flying.
I can't describe the feeling.

Gage loved the intercom, and on final was singing the ABC song.



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Old 09-12-2012, 05:30 PM
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Yes, it is a great feeling. Congratulations on giving a possible future aviator his first flight
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Old 09-12-2012, 08:44 PM
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Default Cute Kid

Looks like Gage was having a great time with Grandpa. Gee you don't look old enough to have grandchildren.
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:28 PM
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Default Way cool

Hey Mark. That is just way too cool! I know you are feeling good. I still remember when I saw you project being built and then the ride in Pineville. Looks like Gage enjoyed it. I can't wait to take my seven grandkids flying.
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:04 AM
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Looks like a RV grin if I ever saw one.
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:05 AM
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That's one massive RV Grin!
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Old 09-13-2012, 09:25 AM
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Default Awesome....

That is inspiring....
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Old 09-13-2012, 09:37 AM
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What a great picture!
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Old 09-13-2012, 09:39 AM
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This is the stuff that keeps me moving on this project. I have a 1-1/2 year old granddaughter and I can't wait to take her up! Hopefully, she'll have a sibling at some time in the future and then I get to do it all over again. Love being a "papa" and can't wait to take them flying.
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Old 09-13-2012, 10:58 AM
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That's a GREAT picture! I can't wait to take my grandkids flying, too!
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