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Old July 12th 03, 04:09 AM
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On Fri, 11 Jul 2003 20:37:17 -0500, shammer

On Fri, 11 Jul 2003 13:11:03 GMT, "Juan Jiménez"

Looking for two seats on single or twin bound for OSH, one for myself and
one for my 12 yr old son, would prefer to ride with someone who will be
there the entire week, willing to share gas expense and piloting duties,
PPL, single or multi, taildragger endorsed, high perf and complex, VFR-only
however. Email bd5 at bd5 dot com

That's one trip I've been promising myself for years (the other one is
a trip to Florida for a shuttle launch). Have fun!

We were visiting some of my wife's family in the Tampa area, when I
decided to go try and see a shuttle launch. My son and I got up at 5
a.m. and drove across the state, and found what we thought might be a
good spot with 15 or 20 minutes to go. A group of people there said
there was another spot a little closer, so we went there. That
location was on the side of a hill, and had large loudspeakers
broadcasting the countdown. We were there for a couple of minutes,
when they stopped the countdown with 19 seconds remaining.

So we missed it that time, but I would do it again.

Steven -
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