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A.net's Newest Solo Pilot = Shawn Patrick!  
User currently offlineDiamond From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3279 posts, RR: 63
Posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1218 times:

Our very own Shawn Patrick made his first solo flight today!


Congratulations!!














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User currently offlineBaylorAirBear From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2913 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1209 times:

Congrats! Did they cut off his shirt tail?

BaylorAirBear



I'm just skipping stones...
User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1202 times:

Hey, congratulations Shawn  Wink


Alonsou



KLM- The Best Airline in the World!
User currently offlineJasepl From India, joined Jul 2004, 3582 posts, RR: 39
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1203 times:

Yay for Shawn! Good job!  Smile

User currently offlineAlberchico From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 2915 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1198 times:

Congratulations !!!!! How many flight hours did you have ???


short summary of every jewish holiday: they tried to kill us ,we won , lets eat !
User currently onlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21554 posts, RR: 55
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1190 times:

Congrats Shawn!!!

You'll remember that one for a long time to come.

Just out of curiosity, which airport is that? Interesting topography out the tower windows.

-Mir



7 billion, one nation, imagination...it's a beautiful day
User currently offlineFlyingTexan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1178 times:

Congrats!


who took the pics?


User currently offlineMxCtrlr From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 2485 posts, RR: 35
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

I remember when I first soloed - I was scared shitless for the entire taxi out. Once I got on the active and throttled up, I was fine but I was so excited when I landed for the last time that I taxied straight to the flight school's ramp (and forgot I'd left my instructor out by the runway). The tower called and asked if I had just soloed and I told them yes. They said "Congratulations! Now you're cleared to taxi to runway xx to pick up your instructor!" Oops! They were laughing like crazy over that one (like it had never happened before!)

Anyway, congratz!

MxCtrlr   

[Edited 2005-07-20 08:11:20]


DAMN! This SUCKS! I just had to go to the next higher age bracket in my profile! :-(
User currently offlineShawn Patrick From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2608 posts, RR: 16
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1152 times:

Quoting BaylorAirBear (Reply 1):
Did they cut off his shirt tail?

No! But I got congratulations from several people back at the airfield! It was great!

Quoting Alberchico (Reply 4):
Congratulations !!!!! How many flight hours did you have ???

I had about 15.4 hours, so that's right about normal.

Quoting Mir (Reply 5):
Just out of curiosity, which airport is that? Interesting topography out the tower windows.

It kinda looks like Mars, doesnt it?  Smile It was Butts Army Airfield (Fort Carson) -- KFCS.

Quoting FlyingTexan (Reply 6):
who took the pics?

My flight instructor took them. I should have showed her how to zoom!

Quoting MxCtrlr (Reply 7):
I remember when I furst soloed - I was scared shitless for the entire taxi out. Once I got on the active and throttled up, I was fine but I was so excited when I landed for the last time that I taxied straight to the flight school's ramp (and forgot I'd left my instructor out by the runway). The tower called and asked if I had just soloed and I told them yes. They said "Congratulations! Now you're cleared to taxi to runway xx to pick up your instructor!" Oops! They were laughing like crazy over that one (like it had never happened before!)

That IS a funny story! Didn't like your flight instructor??  Smile I wasn't scared per se, I was just thinking "I can't believe I'm doing this!" I would describe it as being in a focused trance while being super hyped up and excited at the same time. What a day!

Thanks for the congratulations everyone. Kevin, you're the best!


User currently offlineSCCutler From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 5504 posts, RR: 28
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1127 times:

Congratulations! You'll never forget this day, as long as you live.

Welcome to the ancient and eternal order of airmen.



...three miles from BRONS, clear for the ILS one five approach...
User currently offlineVaporlock From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1123 times:

Congratulations!!! I bet your still on cloud '9'!!!

Phyllis  bouncy 


User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7092 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1096 times:

Congrats, you must feel awsome and you will for a while. I know I did.

User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1074 times:

Congrats, Unless you are intentionally doing aerobatics.... keep the blue side up  Wink

User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 13, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1049 times:

Congratulations !!

Where are the water cannons ??

Andreas  spin 



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User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1044 times:

Congratulations! Welcome to the club.

User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4105 posts, RR: 51
Reply 15, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1036 times:

Congratulations Smile

Sam



Despite the name I am a Boeing man through and through!
User currently offlineWayfarer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1027 times:

Shawn Patrick,

Will you please give me an airplane ride one day?  airplane 

That will be fun, most definitely!  crackup 

~Kyle


User currently offlineSaxdiva From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2382 posts, RR: 42
Reply 17, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1015 times:

Congratulations!

*Leanne turns green with envy...*


User currently offlineCurtisMan From Canada, joined Jun 2005, 1002 posts, RR: 50
Reply 18, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1000 times:

Congratulations Shawn!

Here's a feather to put in your hat .

Keep the skies friendly!

Len



Citizen of the World
User currently offlineAC777LR From Canada, joined Apr 2006, 487 posts, RR: 41
Reply 19, posted (9 years 1 month 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 905 times:

Welcome to the club Shawn, good going man, I am glad you did well. Here is to the X country.


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