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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 — 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.” — Sidney Lanier, American poet, in the poem The Marshes of Glynn Flying, like … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part VI

“I owned the world that hour as I rode over it— free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them.” — Charles A. Lindbergh, on flying above the Rocky … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part V

“Until now I have never really lived! Life on earth is a creeping, crawling business. It is in the air that one feels the glory of being a man and of conquering the elements. There is an exquisite smoothness of … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part IV

“There isn’t a flight goes by when I don’t stare out of the window and thank my stars for what I’m seeing and feeling.” — Richard Branson, pilot and founder of Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Galactic, Reach For The Skies, … Continue reading

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The World from Above – Part III

“The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.” — Dorothea Brande How many things in your life have proven to be nothing more than the “smoke screen of impossibility”? Life’s challenges are often daunting when they are first … Continue reading

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