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Old 02-21-2010, 10:28 AM
 
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4 months old. Chicago to L.A. Early 50's so it was a bit of an adventure from what I've been told. (Whatever happened my mother refused to fly on American ever again.)
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Old 02-21-2010, 11:56 AM
 
Location: Bangor Maine
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From Boston to Louisville KY to get married at Ft. Knox. I was 19 and I flew alone - first flight - The parents drove down. I was too nervous about getting married to be scared of the flight.
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Old 02-21-2010, 01:19 PM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas...maybe 6 to 10 years of age.
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Old 02-21-2010, 02:17 PM
 
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From the East Coast (I believe NYC) to San Francisco at age 4.
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Old 02-21-2010, 08:23 PM
 
Location: So. of Rosarito, Baja, Mexico
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It was in the mid 1930's when the barn stormers would go from town to town and take off at some farmers field. It was a bi wing plane like you see in the movies. If my memory is correct dad paid $1.50 for my ride that took me in a circle around the town of Port Colborne Ont Canada.

Couple of days later the plane nose dived in the field and broke the male passengers leg.

I was lucky and still remember the ride to this day.

Steve
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Old 02-26-2010, 08:55 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX, USA
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I was 21 when I took a flight to Washington DC for a work related meeting.
After that, I really wanted to see the rest of the country as much as I could. My parents never took me anywhere to visit besides family in Mexico which gets old fast so I wanted to make up for lost time.
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Sudcaroland
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Where did you go on your first airplane ride?
From Marseille to Paris - short flight, only an hour or so. I was 13 and it was a school trip.
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:45 AM
 
Location: New York, NY
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At 18 months, I flew from Los Angeles to Paris (with stop overs in NYC and London). My mother says she gave me Nyquil at each stop to keep me sleeping the whole way. It's better than crying, I guess.
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Old 02-26-2010, 10:08 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Where did you go on your first airplane ride?
It was December 1997, I was 7, turning 8 shortly after. I flew from Orlando to Atlanta to visit my uncle who was attending Life University at the time
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:47 PM
 
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5 years old from Pittsburgh to Parkersburg WV on an allegheny (agony!!) airlines DC-3. Got Hooked & still love to fly to this day. I'm not quite "up in the air" level but I've probably logged close to 1/2 million miles since then
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