My New to Me 1967 Piper Cherokee 140

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    Me and the wife have had a Toy Hauler for years. Its on consignment now as we are shifting gears to another mode of travel. I learned to fly in 1996, had a lapse from 2003-2017, but I became current again last August. So, I'm not getting any younger so I bought my first plane. Renting for years is no comparison.

    Its almost as old as I am lol

    -Geaux

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    Awesome man!
     
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    Sweet! I can't afford one right now, but when I can, we'll do a knifes edge pass! LOL

    Just kidding.
     
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    Thanks. I have been flying all over Tennessee and Kentucky. Picked it up in Minneapolis at end of April.

    I still feel like an 8 year old at Christmas

    -Geaux
     
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    I could have flown that plane when it was only about 10 years old. Took Aviation in High School. Soloed at 19. licensed by 21. Gave it up in Cali when I went to Silicon Valley. Took a couple check-rides in the SF Bay area and it was ALL WORK and no pleasure. Just not the cruising laid back experience I had in Florida.

    That and my 1st wife's cousin flew into a mountain top in the LA basin one night and she really didn't want me to do it anymore. ATC kinda helped him into the mountain. Just got his instrument rating.
     
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    "Where ya headed?"

    "Tulsa."

    "What for?"

    "Get a Coke."

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    So when you check out the hot babes are you "on approach?" ;)
     
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    Awesome Cherokee, mang.

    But I bet it's a bitch trying to find a parking spot at Walmart.
     
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    DOH! He uses a Huey for that!
     
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    Well that's nice. Those Huey Cobras are pretty good at clearing parking lots in a hurry.
     
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