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Threading The Needle : Dodging Thunderstorms At 23,000 ft

[u]Gulfstream V[/u]

From an aviation blog
Spyfool · 51-55, F

Threading needle must be a term coined by pilots to fly thru pockets of clear skies

You’re a fan of the skies? Flying? Or? The clouds made me yawn! Finally too sleepy.
@Spyfool Not sure who coined it, but definitely in the pilot's glossary for finding a pocket of sky!

The skies, the clouds, flying----and airplanes.☺️

I have some flight experience. The plan was to fly for the majors or corporate as a commercial pilot -- then 9/11 happened, the industry tanked.
Spyfool · 51-55, F
It has un tanked? My house mate used to fly and now he and some other retired pilot participate in an RCA ?? club. He loves it!@SethGreene531 and enjoys the interaction with other pilots. He himself suffered from an operation and can no longer fly. This club has added life to his step.
@Spyfool How interesting, had no idea your S.O was a former pilot-- very cool!

An RCA club is a lot of fun, hours of joy and camaraderie.

I don't follow the industry trends anymore, but it seems they often suffer economically.
Angel777 · 36-40, F
@Angel777 A little bit of heaven on earth, isn't it?
Angel777 · 36-40, F
@SethGreene531 undoubtedly
PersistenceOfMemory · 26-30, F
Oh , my .... what a breath of freedom ....silence and splendor ..
@PersistenceOfMemory Yours is an elegant summation, wonderfully poetic. Thank you 😌

[quote]"Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth.
Trod the high untrespassed sanctity of space, ........
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.

[i]High Flight[/i] - John Gillespie Magee
PersistenceOfMemory · 26-30, F
@SethGreene531 English it is not my native ....but , what words are needed for to express that feeling .. the entry into such a sweet space ....'' sanctity of space '' ..... It is me to thank you !

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