I Love Flying Aircraft

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    As a USAF Veteran with over 9000 hours of

    flight time, I too feel the rush of flight. It's especially thrilling as you pull G's and fly like birds do.
    shadowplt shadowplt
    51-55, T
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2014

    A funny picture. Just

    for those who like a laugh.
    shadowplt shadowplt
    51-55, T
    Jun 9, 2014

    Nothing Like the Freedom

    Ah there is nothing like slipping from the grip of gravity and breathing the rarefied air far up above. The thrill of knowing that nothing stands between you and eternity but your skills alone, is out of this world.
    Jukejoint Jukejoint
    36-40, M
    Aug 11, 2009

    Flying Small Aircraft

    As a hobby pilot I have collected nearly a 1000 hours in light singles and twins. I am multi engine rated, night certified and have hundreds of hours in cross country travel. My favourite ride was a Rockwell Commander 114A which had a great cruising speed at 10,000 feet, with...
    hondarider hondarider
    61-65, M
    Jul 20, 2011

    I Fly Re-mote Aircraft

    I know it's not the real thing but i love to fly. Re-mote planes still have to have the proper CG and also you need clearance if you fly near a real airport. I've been fliing for several year's and i never get bored with it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16, 2012

    Wish I Still Could Afford It

    I miss flying more than anything else I have had to put on the back burner due to my financial situation. The divorce cost me so much more than just a wife and a house. Her choice. I got my private license in 1996 and with her and my two boys we flew all over the place. Mostly...
    funguy1326 funguy1326
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 12, 2011

    Becoming A Pilot

    I've alway's had a passion for aircraft. My favorit plane is the AV- 8B Harrier JumpJet. I currently fly re-mote aircraft. As a child, i seem to always receive some type of flying machine as a gift. Flying has a natural high effect on me! The adrenaline rush is awesome... I'm...
    pilot1500 pilot1500
    46-50, M
    Sep 3, 2012
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