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04-26-2009 03:36 PM  9 years agoPost 1


Naperville, IL

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So my dad calls this morning and asks if I'm flying today. I say sure be there in 30 minutes.

I get there and he pulls up with a little kid in the truck. He tells me his name and says his parents are staying with them for a couple of days, the boy is 5. Then he says he speaks no English, only french.

So I say hello and hold out my hand to shake his, he walks over and gives me a high five. Good enough for me.

I get out the mighty Trex600E and spool her up, do some maneuvers just having fun. Then I land.

He is all excited and pointing things out. I am doing what I can to show him how things work.

Downpours came and flying was out. Dad took off with the boy and as he pulled away I waved good buy, he waved back.

We didn't understand a single word each other said but sure as heck had a good time.
Just wanted to share the story.

I Enjoy the Challenges of Rotary Flight....

04-26-2009 04:25 PM  9 years agoPost 2

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Ottawa, ON - Canada

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Cool story! It's always invigorating to see the enthusiasm of the little ones

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04-26-2009 04:28 PM  9 years agoPost 3


Massillon Ohio

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Cul-tech Now that's what it is all about. Nice story and keep up the good work...

Home Grown in South Carolina

04-26-2009 05:48 PM  9 years agoPost 4


Falkland Islands

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That experience might just stay with that Boy, and one day he will get his own heli

Quality takes........time!

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04-26-2009 06:13 PM  9 years agoPost 5

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sierra madre, ca- usa

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Thats sounds like a GREAT day at the field..

**Unattended children will be givin a shot of espresso and a puppy**

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