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I Love Flying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 345 People

    I Went Through My First Flight This Year

    It was amazing i took pictures and even got the window seat (but that's another story). From far above the Earth looks so beautiful who could not feel a part of a larger scheme.
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Aug 7, 2012

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    My Hobby, My Career, And My Passion

    Flying is a huge part of my life, and my families. I had my first flight in a small plane (Piper Seneca) when i was two weeks old and have flown regularly ever since. In the past few years i started taking flying lessons and ground school courses. Although i fly regularly, every...
    Rad001 Rad001 18-21, M 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    Thrill Of Aerobatics

    I'm not a pilot, just a "Wanta-be". My dentist often would pick me up and share the joy and freedom flying provides. When he had his craft rebuilt for aerobatics I was one of the first to get a ride. First I was fitted with a chute. Oh Boy, what had I gotten myself into. If I...
    Yellowglen Yellowglen 66-70, M Mar 19, 2012

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    I wish I had the means to keep flying.

    Years ago I got private pilots license but the costs of rentals got to be to much for me. But overall I am glad to have earned my license and have the opportunity to take my dad for a few flights. I could never talk my mom into going up, but sharing that with my father is one of...
    1bingcherry 1bingcherry 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Miss It Bad

    I started flying 10 years ago when I was 17 and then joined the Air Force. I flew Cessnas, the best time of my life is when I soloed on my mom's birthday July 18th. It was the best feeling in the world that only I experienced. Being in the plane by myself, knowing...
    lsampson lsampson 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    It's Incredible Experience

    seeing the clouds from other side. Or the Earth (small houses, checkers of fields, line of road or railways, people only as dots) from high above from perspective few years ago reserved only for birds and God(s). Whenever possible I get a seat at the window and do nothing else...
    MrQ MrQ 31-35, M Jul 14, 2012

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    Trip To Seattle

    on my last trip to seattle which was in may 2012 i sat next to a good musician he has been around for about 30 years we talked a little about different music he's been on stage with a j and ingrid croce sitting next to him was a young lady that was working romney her agenda put...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21, 2013

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    Flying Again

    Flying out again, love it. Love to get some fresh air and new sound and expand my view.
    Anivia Anivia 26-30, F Sep 15, 2013

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    A Challenge

    I have flown to many places , mostly in the Middle East and Eurpoe as well as twice across the Pacific The Pacific is one very large ocean , No wonder Amelia Earhart disappeared. About the same time , Richard Halliburton disappeared He wrote wonderful travel books He...
    anthony2001 anthony2001 61-65, M Jul 2, 2012

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    Flying!

    I love flying! I like even the commercial flying because it's like a lottery when you find out who you are sitting next to.  I love to talk to the person sitting next to me and finding out where they are coming from and going to.  You can meet some very interesting people on a...
    babyluv87 babyluv87 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2012

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    Moonstruck

    It was a beautiful summer evening and I was just setting up downwind coming in from Block Island . I had been at the beach all day and was really relaxed, cutting my power back and adding the 1st degree of flaps.it was dusk and I was intense on the landing when all of a sudden...
    skychef skychef 61-65, M 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    Atp Flight School Florida

    I'm thinking of advancing my private pilots license into a commercial license. I've checked into ATP and wondering if I should move to Florida and spend 50k for three months of flight training
    limafactor limafactor 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2012

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    42' Stearman

    My Dad loved airplanes even though he never did get to fly. We visited our Grandparents in Sturbridge Mass when I was 12 (1968) and Dad took my 10 yr old brother and I to the local airport. He sent us up (one at a time) in a 42' Stearman. Every second of that 15 minute flight is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    Mayby Someday

    I will get too do this.
    barefootward barefootward 56-60, M Nov 7, 2012

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    Hey .. Hello Alpha Bravo Charlie Over ....3 Mins To Air Borne .....

    It was a boring evening and I got connected to an air force pilot .. those were old orkut days ....he said , hey I am 'X' wants to add .. I said welcome 'X'.. thanks for the add .. after long hours of chats I came to know that he is an air force pilot and flies very closely to...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M May 8, 2013

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    Pilots Are Pioneers

    I remember my first solo flight. The thrill of the quick lift off from the ground with a lighter craft due to the instructor left behind and leaving one fewer body inside the cockpit. The thrill of looking outside at the wheels no longer touching the ground and the realization...
    regimils regimils 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    With Her

    I want her to travel with me this year!! I hope we can go 2night to the travel agency to get her on that plane.....because i wanna show her to mia familia
    memyself4u memyself4u 22-25, M Mar 28, 2013

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    Better Than You Can Imagine

    I just got my ppl (private licence ) and its been the best experience i ever had.im going  to the US  to  get my commercial licence instrument rating and multi engine .If it is your dream to fly definitely go for it . there is noting like the feeling of controlling an...
    Jedix Jedix 18-21, M Jul 2, 2011

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    I've been a pilot for three years now

    and I've got to share this with somebody, its amazing. I'd urge anyone out there who can and is willing, to give it a shot... Unless you're scared of heights, then it won't be a good idea.
    samkeys samkeys 18-21, M Jan 20

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    I Loved Flying Sailplanes

    Airplanes and flying run in both sides of my family.  My father studied aeronautical engineering, but had to quit after he had kids, though he built, designed and flew model airplanes for sixty years, up until the day that he died. Oddly, he was scared of flying.  A...
    scuzzi scuzzi 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11, 2010

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    Choke Up Every Time

    It doesn't matter how much I fly I never get sick of a take off or landing. Take off especially. I play my flying song on my iPod (hidden from the flight attendants) and stare out the window (I always have the window). I always get choked up when I fly over my beautiful city and...
    CountessDawn CountessDawn 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    I recently completed my long cross country to

    meet the commercial certificate requirements. I picked Jacksonville executive for my destination, and I opted to file IFR, since there were quite a few cloud layers and some wether that day. I encountered some moderate precipitation, although for a few moments I encountered...
    airking172 airking172 31-35, M Feb 26

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    chetu2411 chetu2411 26-30, M Jun 9

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    Just Starting

    I began working towards my private pilot's license the first of December 2012. I have about 8 hours flying time and am about half way through my ground training. I hope to be as comfortable as some of you someday!!
    bluebutterfly429 bluebutterfly429 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2013

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    I love the coffee-scented airports,

    the skymall magazines, the feeling of the airplane lifting off the ground.
    chimercial chimercial 16-17, F Jul 27

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    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    The Feeling

    i love the feeling you get when your stomach and body is dropping while flying, its the ultimate rollercoaster :D
    connor456 connor456 41-45 Jul 4, 2012

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    Who Do Love Flying As A Free Bird ? Those Who Love To Do So Write Their Stories About It.

    Oh gosh... I love being a pilot..flying as high as blue sky ... like a crane or an eagle. From the start of my childhood I wanna be a fighter pilot of F-16 and scares people with the thunder of my plane and envy my *gal* with the fine lining of my plane leaving behind my plane's...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M Dec 22, 2012

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    Flying

    I need to get back up there. It sucks how money holds us back
    limafactor limafactor 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    What Should I Do?

    I love flying, since you have time to do some things that you just wouldn't do if you where at home. Like coloring and all that child-like stuff. DO you have any suggestions on what i could do while i'm in the airplane?
    Hejsa007 Hejsa007 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2013

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    I Love To Fly On The Airplane To Go To Barrow Alaska And From Barrow Alaska To Seattle Wa

    and from seattle wa      to      huntsville      alabama     and from huntsville alabama   to barrow alaska  when iam doing my evangelist pastor at some churches    and       i     fly     to   bam when i come to huntsville   alabama...
    susiehouston susiehouston 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    Its Just Amazing To Me

    the fact that we have created something that is so heavy and can hold hundreds of people and still fly thousands of feet in the air is amazing to me i love 2 fly its great you will never get a better view unless ur in a rocket
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    Flying Dream

    The clouds are dark today. The blue of evening had soaked right through them, seeping like blueberries in winter. Such a rich ink blot. Music soars with us this night, the trance is moving my fingers to write, the tapping of keys on the desk. Taking things further than before...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Dear Lord! Why am I doing this? Last week I embarked on an adventure with my two grown up children. They are coming with me on my long awaited journey to where I call "home" The...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    OK, after reading the stories of others I thought I had to share my own. The reason... I have tried to explain the feeling I get in these dreams to other people around me and no...
    missryerye missryerye 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I Love To Snowboard I absolutely love to snowboard. I learned how from my friend Mae many years ago, when we were both about six or seven years old and she learned from her older...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Toby Keith - Courtesy Of The Red, White, And Blue Lyrics American girls and American guys, will always stand up and salute. We'll always recognize, when we see ol' glory flying...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    XxTheDukexX and I made this story: Kevin Takes the Corn Flakes in the depths of the Soviet Union When you spoke the cat smiled which made the frog croak into the man's coffee...
    CyberViVaCider CyberViVaCider 13-15, F a week ago

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    For someone, I hope you know who you are... ;) Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away If you can use some exotic booze There's a bar in far Bombay Come on fly with me, we...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I was at a fishing trip with my friends at sea..I was up alone at 5 am when I found this guy flying near the boat, I kept watching him and wondered what brought him into the sea, I...
    elpsy elpsy 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I would love to travel to many countries in the world without the guilt of causing more damage to the environment by flying thousands of miles. I'd like to travel by boat and i...
    liveforfreedom liveforfreedom 16-17 Sep 3

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    I've had dogs, cats, fishes, and snakes....I'm planning on getting a flying squirrel or a awesome flying animal.....
    Barakaflacka Barakaflacka 16-17, M 10 Responses Sep 7

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    I don't want another heartbreak I don't need another turn to cry, no I don't want to learn the hard way Baby hello, oh no, goodbye But you got me like a rocket Shooting straight...
    mimi2226 mimi2226 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    For story purposes, we'll just call him, uh, "my broski" (I only call him that when we text) :3 This is gonna be long, but it'll be good... Once mid-November comes, I will have...
    SeitheSaiyan SeitheSaiyan 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I love to run at night, when the air is cool and the stars are shining bright. It feels like I'm flying and once I've finished I feel like I have just completed a marathon...
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    You know when you can just talk to someone and love it so much you don't even realize the time flying by.
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    While she was "flying" down the road, a woman passed over a bridge only to find a cop with a radar gun on the other side lying in wait. The cop pulled her over, walked up to the...
    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Scare Away The Dark I wanted to only post the best lines, but they all are. Every statement is just such a spot on description of society's ironic traits. It is so inspiring...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Fallen~ She lifts her face to the heavens Throwing back her arms Feathers flying everywhere One, newly fallen Angel Peace and love and beauty To be adored, gently seduced I run my...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Long story short, I live in a completely different country then my whole family. (I live with my boyfriend, but my mum and dad and siblings etc all live across the pond) anyways I...
    ComplicatedCat ComplicatedCat 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    20 LITTLE ANGELS LYRICS A Friday in December, just an ordinary day for me Till my mama called me, said, "Turn on your TV" I just sat there in silence, in disbelief, in tears...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F