Perspective

August 16, 2007 at 4:54 pm 1 comment

As we prepare for the Indianapolis Air Show here in Indiana, I think we should all stop and think about how easy the performers make the acrobatics look.  When you read a thread like this (a great piece of research by Bill Pearce), it really puts the spotlight on the talent of those we watch during the air shows that take place around the country.  Bill shares in the post, that in the late 1940s many were lost just learning to fly the WWII warbirds before they were even deployed to fighter/bomber wings overseas.  So, on behalf of many fans, THANK YOU to all the performers for what you do.

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  • […] Perspective is a post I wrote just before the air show here in Indianapolis.  I failed to include “air racers” with the “performers” in that post.  I admire and respect these pilots.  I know they make it LOOK easy.  It isn’t.  They know the risks.  They love what they do.  We love what they do.  Again – thank you to all the pilots for what you do, and their families for the sacrifices and support.  […]

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