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    Randy, Zander, Aria, and Pravesh are experienced world travelers flying commercially, but three of the four had never before been in a light aircraft.  Randy has some time at the controls back in his youth, but never got his ticket.
    Randy’s family homesteaded in the Wet Mountain Valley, so Zander, Aria, and Pravesh’s introduction to general aviation wa...
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    thanks Bryan!
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    Vince,
    thanks for sharing your story and especially those fascinating photos.  You have a proud heritage!  Have you created any type of family historical collection for the approximate 100-years of aviation activities your family has done?

    I am slowly researching and writing an AVIATION POETRY BOOK that will include non-religious templates/ideas...
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    one quick thought, sometimes you can get a gouge from an instructor for a particular examiner that can be helpful on what to expect. e.g. "this guys is really focused on air worthiness" or "he's really interested in finding stuff in the FAR/AIM", "systems" , etc...

    it's not like a cheat and lots of examiners change stuff, but can be a little help focusing you...
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    Vincent Smith:
    My daughter earned her pilot certificate last September and started her instrument rating yesterday. She had to take some time off from flying to complete her freshman year at Texas A & M majoring in Meteorology. After the National Guard she is NOAA bound to fly storm chasing missions.
    My grandfather was a private pilot. My great grandfath...
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    Hi Jim,
    I just helped my mom to get her STUDENT PILOT (for Light Sport Pilot) on her 83rd birthday earlier this spring.  She and I are working on our FAA REMOTE PILOT rating. 

    Age is just a number, it is your TRIPLE-A, Attitude, Altitude, and Aptitude that matters.  The "altitude" in this case is whether you are upward bound in life or heading downhill.  I hope...