Going to fly Cessna 172 this Sunday!

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  1. seesul

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    A friend of mine bought a flight in Cessna 172 for him, me and another friend of us.
    It´s a special action with complete pre-flight check, flight scenario and 1 hour flight with 2 landings so evyryone of us will be a 'co-pilot' sitting next to the pilot for 20 minutes. We will even get the hands on the stick during the flight so I hope I´ll be back on this forum on Monday :)
    I´m looking 4ward to this experience as I´ve never flown in such a smal A/C before...
    And...after the flight...in the pub with the pilot8)
    I´ll post the pics next week...l
     
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    Sounds like you're in for a great time!

    I'll be looking foreward to the photos :thumbleft:
     
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    Nice one Roman! The 172 is a nice little bird to fly, so you should have a great time. I hope the visibility stays good for you - enjoy your flight.
     
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    You sure are! I've flown 172's a couple of times (under the watchful guidance of the pilot!) , It's great!

    Good on ya Roman!

    (Clashed posts with Terry there!) :)
     
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    Thank you guys, I´m really looking 4ward.
    Yes Terry, the weather is the question. Actually we have nice summer weather with temp. 32° C (90°F) and the same weather should stay till tomorrow. The temp. will go down for 10° C for a weekend and it should be cloudy, so let´s hope...
     
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    Have fun Roman! Hope the weather holds for you.
     
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    Crickey Roman ..four guys in a 1/72 ?....ooops, sorry thats the plane, not the scale !:lol:

    You have a great time mate and looking forward to some pics of your experience. Try and get one of your mates to get a pic of you at the controls with a big silly grin....makes a great avatar....and dont forget the 'mirror' shades....gotta look the part dontchya know !
     
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    Very cool Roman, have fun!

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    Clear skies, Roman!!!
     
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    Enjoy it Roman! Sounds like fun. My last Cessna ride was a real short hop around the patch with Flyboyj.
    Don't forget the camera!
     
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    :occasion5: Have a great flight!
     
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    Enjoy Roman, Cessnas are nice birds. Little "creaky" but the view down is fantastic. No wing in the way. Doubtless a little hot while sitting on the ground (try to avoid getting in until the last minute, you'll roast in there with 90F heat) but once you get going the air moves. I think the windows open up on those too. At least the door windows did in a 150 (which I learned on).

    Have a great time! Look forward to seeing the pics.
     
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    Looking forward to the pics like everyone else.
    If possible a video wouldn't be thought of poorly either. :)

    Have a good time.


    Wheels
     
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    I flew the c172 a few times with a friend and even landed a few times myself. Come to think of it, I have to call the guy again for another flight :)
     
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    Man...all this talk about goin' up has me bummed...my friend's crate is sidelined getting an engine overhaul :(
     
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    Have fun Roman!
     
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    Thank you all guys. Yes, we will take cameras and video camera as well.
    Now it´s a matter of weather only...
     
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    have a great time Roman
     
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