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Post by . ._ » Sun May 15, 2005 2:06 am

Why do you fly?
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Post by norm » Sun May 15, 2005 7:27 am

:D for the sure pleasure :D
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Post by CLguy » Sun May 15, 2005 7:28 am

To keep me in the lifestyle for which I have become accustomed!!!
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Post by loopy » Sun May 15, 2005 8:03 am

It's an addiction. See you at the next meeting. :wink: You can ask Panama Jack, he's my sponsor :smt036 .
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Post by flyinthebug » Sun May 15, 2005 8:10 am

For the first few years, it was for the sheer pleasure and FUN. Now, like anything else in life its become a job. That said, I still get a rush when I push the throttles forward. That feeling will never leave.
I fly now to pay the bills and it beats working for a living.
Fly safe all, Cheers
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Post by Yoyoma » Sun May 15, 2005 8:15 am

To impress my boss and get a raise!
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Post by Unable Due Traffic » Sun May 15, 2005 8:20 am

To bore holes into the sky.

To relax.

To forget about what is pi**ing me off.

To see far.

To visit friends.

To go fishing.
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Post by Mitch Cronin » Sun May 15, 2005 9:01 am

Sounds to me like 'Unable Due Traffic' has it right!

For those of you who can't find that feeling anyomore... for who'm it's become "just a job"... Y'really oughtta give some thought to what makes your job so much more than "just a job"! ... I'd recommend trying "just a job" for a while to remind yourself, but that would be really stupid.

Say hello to the sky for me will ya? Ya lucky buggers! 8)
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Post by Liftdump » Sun May 15, 2005 9:06 am

To keep my EX-WIFE in a lifestyle she is accustom to.
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Post by ... » Sun May 15, 2005 9:43 am

Liftdump wrote:To keep my EX-WIFE in a lifestyle she is accustom to.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by ... » Sun May 15, 2005 9:46 am

CLguy wrote:To keep me in the lifestyle for which I have become accustomed!!!
If I had your money...I'd burn mine.

Whats the expiry date on a CL415 seat belt by the way? :wink:
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Post by d-to » Sun May 15, 2005 9:47 am

To give my Wife the lifestyle she is accustomed to. I have been fortunate to pursue my passion ,being aviation, as a career as well as in my leisure time. Aviation is very rewarding.
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Post by wallypilot » Sun May 15, 2005 10:08 am

so that i don't have to work very much.....and when I do work, it's usually fun, and the travel is awesome....well unless they send me to Taloyak!
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Post by CLguy » Sun May 15, 2005 12:46 pm

Birddog wrote:
Whats the expiry date on a CL415 seat belt by the way?
I believe it is the 1st of the next month following the date I retire!! Come on 649!!!!!
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Post by x-wind » Sun May 15, 2005 2:52 pm

I agree with what Undue traffic said..plus I can't think of a better way to spend my time then defying gravity. Oh and being a young man I must mention that the girls really dig it when they find out Im a pilot :)
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Post by costermonger » Sun May 15, 2005 4:43 pm

Because I fell in love with it before I learned too much about the industry.
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Post by LostinRotation » Sun May 15, 2005 5:10 pm

Because I looked up once when I was young and have never been able to pull my attention away.
I fly because I have to.....without it, there is something missing in my life. I've given up far too much for aviation to ever turn my back to it now.

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Post by Hun IN the SUN » Sun May 15, 2005 5:59 pm

Why would you wanna work for a living
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Post by just curious » Sun May 15, 2005 9:06 pm

'cause otherwise I would have been wasting too much time on the wrong forum.
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Post by complexintentions » Sun May 15, 2005 9:57 pm

x-wind wrote:Oh and being a young man I must mention that the girls really dig it when they find out Im a pilot :)
And some of them even have teeth.
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Post by short bus » Sun May 15, 2005 10:11 pm

Oh and being a young man I must mention that the girls really dig it when they find out Im a pilot
You are full of shit, being a pilot is essentially being whatever the opposite of an aphrodisiac is to women.

Go sell crazy someplace else.
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Post by desksgo » Mon May 16, 2005 7:21 am

x-wind wrote:I agree with what Undue traffic said..plus I can't think of a better way to spend my time then defying gravity.

Ummm hate to break your heart, but you're more in gravity management most of the time. Gravity always wins in our atmosphere :D.
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Post by FUBAR » Mon May 16, 2005 5:13 pm

I fly because I got kicked out of university.

...the next logical step.
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Post by Yoyoma » Mon May 16, 2005 5:18 pm

FUBAR wrote:I fly because I got kicked out of university.

...the next logical step.
:smt038 Bravo!
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Post by flynbutcher » Mon May 16, 2005 5:24 pm

And some of them even have teeth.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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