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October 03, 2004

Floater Lesson


The girls watching me take off

As a birthday present my women had given me an introduction 'floater' lesson. These are lesson how to fly the water planes that you see all around lake Washington. So today we went up to  Kenmore Air for my lesson.

It was magic. It is so much smoother than land landings and take off. We went out with a Piper Cub, and we did a number of landings and take offs on the lake near Sandy Point. Isaac, the instructor, did a good job in actually making me believe I had control during take offs and landings. I am hooked and I'll be back for more.


Me and plane getting to know each other

Isaac, the Instructor.

3600 CC, 4 cylinder, 4 stroke  engine

Engine checks

Back safely
Posted by Werner Vogels at October 3, 2004 08:15 PM
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