Saturday. The Tuskegee Airmen 2017 Scholarship Event. A lovely day with perfect weather. We took pictures. Many pictures and I haven’t had nearly enough time to process most of them. These are my favorites. So far.
The airplane rides were done in a pre-World War 2 bi-plane. The pilot, an original Tuskegee pilot, was flying and entirely more agile than I am. I’m not sure whether to be encouraged by seeing so many people more than twenty years older than me who are in such great shape … or discouraged at how pathetic I am.
Maybe both? Anyway, he went flying off. I figured (as did everyone) that he would take her up, do a few circles and come back. Then he would take the next person up. But he went up and they disappeared.
Forty minutes later, they were still flying. Every now and then, we’d see him pop up on the horizon or hear the engine, then they’d be gone into the clouds.
Garry was tired too and we had a long ride home, so we left before they touched down. He was still flying. For all we know, he may still be flying.
I’ll do some more processing, so I’ll have more pictures.