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Views from Above – Part XII

“For pilots sometimes see behind the curtain, behind the veil of gossamer velvet, and find the truth behind man, the force behind a universe.” โ€” Richard Bach, Biplane, 1966 To know the truth of another is to look past limitation, … Continue reading

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Views from Above – Part XI

“When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with all other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part X

“I may be flying a complicated airplane, rushing through space, but in this cabin I’m surrounded by simplicity and thoughts set free of time. How detached the intimate things around me seem from the great world down below. How strange … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part IX

“Travelers are always discoverers, especially those who travel by air. There are no signposts in the air to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.” … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part VIII

“Sometimes I feel a strange exhilaration up here which seems to come from something beyond the mere stimulus of flying. It is a feeling of belonging to the sky, of owning and being owned โ€” if only for a moment … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part VII

“I will fly in the greatness of God as the marsh-hen flies, In the freedom that fills all the space ‘twixt the marsh and the skies.” โ€” Sidney Lanier, American poet, in the poem The Marshes of Glynn Flying, like … Continue reading

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