Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Mom Is My Co-Pilot

My son Mike went to Montgomery County Airpark today to take an introductory flight lesson my wife and I gave him for his birthday. The weather was perfect. My wife Candy went along to take some pictures of his first flight from the ground but ended up going along for the flight, thanks to the gracious flight instructor Tom of Washington International Flight Academy.


Mike Geary
Pilot in the making.



The Cessna Skyhawk.


The expansive cockpit.


Cessna 172
Last minute instructions and fueling up the aircraft.


Left pedal to go left...


Mom's eye view.


Even at less than 2,000 feet you can see the curvature of the earth.


Little Seneca Lake.


video
Perfect landing!

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