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"Just back from Istanbul getting the Turkish medical I needed to get the US licence validated by the authorities here. I've never done Metz as it is always mid season when its next to impossible to get the time off.
"Was flying in the closest non Kapadokya balloons balloon when it happened & observed the descent from about half KM away. However as we were flying very very low at the time the collision was screened by my envelope & the final impact with…"
"Looking forward to meeting you. Let Ken or I know when you get settled in and maybe we can all get together to visit before the seminar (barbque, chinese, sausage biscuits with gravy (-:). See you soon!"
Wow! Congratulations on things working out with Krystal. That's exciting. Cool that getting married involves visiting 3 continents.
You'd be welcome to fly with me, but there are 2 problems that would make other arrangements work better: it's really winter here in February, and the weather here is extremely unreliable that time of year, the opposite of Cappadoccia. There are lots of pilots closer to Alabama, but if no better offers come along....
I am just a student pilot at the moment, my grandfather is training me. Both of us live in Decatur and there are several other pilots in the Decatur area that would probably like to get together sometime and fly.
Congratulations on your wedding and have a great trip. When you return to AL, let us know and maybe we could get together for a flight (maybe by then Adam and I both will have our certificates). Alabama Jubilee takes place over Memorial Day weekend with about 60 balloons. It's a great time, maybe it can be on your calender for 2009.