Anyone Care for a Ride...in a 172?

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Anyone Care for a Ride...in a 172?

Post by caps1237 » 01 Sep 2009, 04:41

That's right, I passed my practical exam today and am now an FAA certified airman! Really pumped I'm finally living the dream, and especially excited I was able to get it done before I head back for college (I leave Thursday).

Unfortunately, I have no pics of the flight, but I passed in N911AT, based at KGAI. I flew the exam from KFDK.

Anyways, thought I'd share! :)
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Post by DMM200 » 01 Sep 2009, 04:43

Congrats Captain Plave!
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Post by Northwestdc9 » 01 Sep 2009, 05:14

Congratulations Josh! It's a blast isn't it?!
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Post by caps1237 » 01 Sep 2009, 05:29

Yup, its amazing. On my flight back to our airport, we were only at 2000 feet and could still see landmarks that were 70 miles out. Visibility like that is what makes flying so incredible.
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Post by Dennis » 01 Sep 2009, 16:38

You're an airman. Come pick me up at SJU and I'll gladly go for the ride. :lol:

Congratulations! Can't wait to get MY license.
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Post by flyingking12093 » 01 Sep 2009, 16:52

:D :D :D CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! :D :D :D
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Post by sanins192 » 01 Sep 2009, 17:12

Well done Josh! :D
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Post by accguate » 01 Sep 2009, 17:19

CONGRATULATIONS!............the sky is the limit...........
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Post by RatherBFlyin » 01 Sep 2009, 22:37

Congratulations! Always remember to keep the dirty side down. 8)

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Post by caps1237 » 01 Sep 2009, 22:57

Thanks everyone! Took my dad up today and my girlfriend is riding along tomorrow (guess I can't make her pay pro-rata :laugh: )
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Post by FJ flyer » 02 Sep 2009, 04:09

Great news Josh!
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Post by Samuel Arnold » 02 Sep 2009, 06:46

flyingking12093 wrote: :D :D :D CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! :D :D :D
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Post by Ev13 » 02 Sep 2009, 20:29

WOW! Great job!! :D Have fun flying the skies!
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Congrats, happy landings!
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Post by NWADC9 » 03 Sep 2009, 21:54

Got a nice cross-country for you - KGAI->KBVI :wink:
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