Daughter's First GA Flight.

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  1. FLYBOYJ

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    I got Autumn up today in her first GA airplane flight. For the past few week she's been noticing "airpwanes" flying over and also had her with me at the airport a few times when I was doing side work. We only went around the pattern once, it was a little windy and didn't want to spook her, she also looked tired. When I got back to the hangar and shut down she looked at me and said "Daddy go more!"
     

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    Definitely a chip off the old block there, Joe. :thumbleft:
     
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    Good to go!
     
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    Thats awesome :)
     
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    Way to go man! You will make her a pilot yet!
     
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    I'm sure she will grow up to be a great pilot :)
     
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    Good one Joe the little 2.3 yr old I inherited now looks up in the sky and can spot and tell the difference between airpwanes and helwicoppers. Keeping the love of aircraft alive
     
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    Has she signed up to this forum yet...FLYGIRL
     
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    LMAO Lucky.....

    Both my stepsons, aged 6 and 7, play the hell out of IL-2 Sturmovik, and the 7 year old has started drawing planes and combat scenes in his sketch book....

    I freakin love it.... Get em started in aviation at an early age and they will be our future in the industry...
     
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    Way to go!!
     
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    Nice one, Joe!
     
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    Awesome job there Joe, defiantly a chip of the old block.
     
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    Cool stuff Joe!:D
     
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    Hey Joe, How old is she?

    My daughter is 18 months and she's always looking up at aircraft (started pointing them out to her about a year, mayb earlier). Want to get her up too but don't know if there is an age for the min.

    She's not talking yet (getting two languages at once) but she knows what they are.

    Open question to the board, should I wait until she can at least talk?
     
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    Thanks all! Tim - my daughter is just over 2 years old. Once it seemed she recognized an airplane and that they do fly I felt it was OK to get her in the air. She has flown commercial but she was much younger.

    I taxied out slow and did a few ground runs making sure the noise wasn't going to spook her. She didn't want to wear headsets but the plane I flew was relatively quite. Once airborne her eyes got a big as saucers and she started saying "fieing."
     
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    Fieing...:)
     
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    Very cute Joe. You have to love kids.
     
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    Cool man, thanks for the info. Didn't have a reference point. You're info helps.

    "Fieing..." very cool.
     
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