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Double Eagle Aviation’s Cessna 172 is prepped for an instructional flight.
The Explorer’s Randy Metcalf, left, takes the controls from Double Eagle Aviation’s Chief Pilot Samuel Ragland during an instructional flight last week.
Kids participating in Aero Camp can sign up for flight time during their weeklong camp at Double Eagle Aviation. For adults wanting to learn to fly, they can sign up by going to www.letsgoflying.com.
As thousands heard and saw the planes flying overhead this past weekend, few might have given thought that each one of those pilots had to take their first flight.
My mom and pregnant wife weren’t too happy when they heard I was going to be taking a little joy-flight for work last week, but to their relief and others, I made it back.