When it’s a beautiful day, there’s just nothing better than an Airplane Ride! Cousin Charlie’s wife, Marian’s, nephew and family spent a few days in North Carolina recently and after all the swimming and freezing in mountain streams, after all the hiking and climbing and doing stuff, there was this Big Secret High Adventure thing left to do … the boys played all their cards to find out what it was, but no telling. By the time they got to the airport and the Secret was out, they were wired … and boy, was it fun!
Daemion (age 12) was first and climbed right in … we spent about 15 minutes in the air, first circling over the airport so we could wave to everybody, then departed the pattern from the crosswind to do a little hands-on flying! He picked it right up.
Charlie and Papa and Ty (age 8) and Lisa were the cheering section …
Then it was Lisa’s turn
…and she learned why the control stick is called a “joy stick” … we had a great ride, just like Daemion’s.
Then it was Ty’s turn …
That open door was a little too open, so we closed it before launch … that was better … a lot more comfortable for a first time Cub flyer … (the door was open again by the time we were taxiing in after our flight).
The only trouble was …. it was over too soon.
What’s so great about today?
And the best of all, a self portrait:
There is nothing, simply nothing, that is half so much worth doing as messing around in a Cub.