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Old 06-25-2021, 03:41 AM
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Default Flew to Lunch

My 12 YO granddaughter's 4th flight and first in two years (COVID). Yesterday she flew me to KTSO (80nm) for lunch. I did TO / landing and she flew entire flight out and back keeping altitude and heading spot on. Excellent memory for both...
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Jim Stricker - EAA #499867
PPL/ASEL 1970 - Sport Pilot since 2007
80 hrs Flying Aeronca Chief 11AC N86203
1130 hrs Flying 46 Piper J-3 Cub N6841H
Bought Flying RV-12 #120058 Oct 2015 with 48TT - Hobbs now 750

LSRM-A Certificate 2016 for RV-12 N633CM
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MJ Stricker (Father - CFI) - USAAF 1st Lt. Captain B-17H
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Old 06-25-2021, 04:17 AM
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Default Future pilot?

What a great day, it sure looks like she enjoyed herself, hope there will be more in future!
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Old 06-27-2021, 09:54 PM
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Absolutely the best thing I've seen all day! Cherish it.
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Old 08-19-2021, 09:54 PM
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I remember my piston powered first airplane ride in 40 or so years in my buddies RV-12.

That smile was not going to go away easily.

Better keep feeding her until she grows enough so that her feet touch the rudder pedals.

Good stuff, Jim!
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