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Kayla Graham
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Trilingual pilot who is competing in a French air race.
Trilingual pilot who is competing in a French air race.

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Thank you sponsors!
I mentioned AOPA and HOP! in my previous posts, yet I would be remiss if I didn't thank the following French sponsors and wonderful individuals who dedicated hundreds of hours into organizing the HOP! Tour des Jeunes Pilotes. Fédération Française Aéronautiq...
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HOP! Tour des Jeunes Pilotes 2014
Please use the sidebar to the right to navigate through the blog entries. Merci! Photo courtesy of FFA/Sébastian Ctn
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Aug 1-3: Paris Le Bourget (LFPB)
16 August 2014 We all knew the HOP! Tour was going to go by quickly...when you're having such a great time, it's inevitable. With that being said, it was still hard to believe we were down to our last flight. The 70 mile stretch of land between Epérnay and ...
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July 30- Aug 1: Epérnay (LFSW)
15 August 2014 We had great weather for the flight from Dieppe to Epérnay. Like I mentioned in my last post, Fernando and I stopped for Jet A at Reims- Prunay, an aerodrome that was just 15 minutes from Epérnay. I caught a glimpse of the price of fuel: 2.22...
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July 28-30: Dieppe (LFAB)
14 August 2014 robin-ellis.net The flight from Granville to Dieppe was significant for nearly all of us pilots as we overflew the beaches of Normandy ( les plages du débarquement ). During the morning briefing, the directors delivered a brief history lesson...
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July 28-30: Dieppe (LFAB)
14 August 2014 Dieppe was a nice town, but it was also probably Alexandre Jean-Mattieu Vantours Grégoire
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July 26-28: Granville (LFRF)
14 August 2014 Next stop was Granville, whose name literally translates to "great city." It was another day of coastal flying and diverting for Jet A. Bombardier Global Express The airport we stopped at halfway was called Dinard. I didn't realize at first t...
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July 24-26: Landivisiau (LFRJ)
13 August 2014 Approaching the Atlantic Ocean The flight from Niort to Landivisiau was especially exciting because it was my first time to fly over a body of water bigger than a reservoir. The view was incredible- unfortunately, my photos don't do it justic...
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July 21-22: Mont-de-Marsan (LFBM)
11 August 2014 This is what greeted us at the military base of Mont-de-Marsan: But I'm getting ahead of myself, let's back-track a bit to that morning. We were all super stoked to fly to a military base. This was a first for me. Naturally, I had never flown...
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July 22-24: Niort (LFBN)
12 August 2014 Flight Planning Antoine about to be eaten by the dragon This next airport was one of my favorites. We headed north to the airport of Niort (for pronunciation purposes, you say all but the "t"). The town is fairly large, but the airport is ver...
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