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I Finally Got My Medical Despite My Handicap!  
User currently offlineosteogenesis From Germany, joined May 2003, 647 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1912 times:

Hello aviation enthusiasts.

I would like to share this with you! After a long fight I finally got my class 2 medical for private flying.

I was born with a genetic bone disorder and I only measure 1.11m. Flying has been my live long passion and I am so happy that I can finally pursue my dream.

My goal is to first get the GPL (glider pilots license).

I hope this is interesting for other with some sort of handicap.  

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User currently offlineJoeCanuck From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 5476 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1880 times:

Good going. Gliding is a great way to start. Nothing teaches the basics of flying better...and it's a ton of fun. Good luck.


What the...?
User currently offlinebrenintw From Taiwan, joined Jul 2006, 1689 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1822 times:

Congratulations -- I wish you many happy hours aloft.

Fly safe and keep the shiny side up.



I'm tired of the A vs. B sniping. Neither make planes that shed wings randomly!
User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3823 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1753 times:

Awsome, congratulations!

As a fellow glider pilot, let me tell you, the shorter you are the more comfortable you will be in a glider.
You'll love gliding, the purest and most aesthetic form of flying! But I have to warn you, it's addictive and you'll end up spending most of your summer weekends on the air field.
Let me know if you're ever in south western Germany in summer, I'll take you on a ride, and then once you got the license you'll take me!  

Soren   



All the things you probably hate about travelling are warm reminders that I'm home
User currently offlineosteogenesis From Germany, joined May 2003, 647 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1742 times:

Thanks to you all for your nice words!

 
Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 3):
Let me know if you're ever in south western Germany in summer, I'll take you on a ride, and then once you got the license you'll take me!

I actually live in the south west of Germany!  


User currently offlinealoges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8726 posts, RR: 43
Reply 5, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1649 times:

Congratulations, that is quite something! I wish you the best of luck with gliding!


Walk together, talk together all ye peoples of the earth. Then, and only then, shall ye have peace.
User currently offlinedanfearn77 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2008, 1813 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1516 times:

Congratulations! I wish you many happy years of fun and safe flying!


Eagles may soar high, but weasels dont get sucked into jet engines!
User currently offlinenitepilot79 From Turkey, joined May 2008, 275 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1496 times:

Congratulations and happy flying!   


En Buyuk Turkiye, Baska Buyuk Yok!
User currently offlineridgid727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1218 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1341 times:

congratulations to you. I wish you great take offs landings and flying, and I admire your passion and persistance.

User currently offlineDelboy From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 725 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1337 times:

Good for you mate, may the thermals keep you aloft for years to come.

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