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Here is my then wife Sara, checking out the plane before my first solo in December 2000. The only place she feels safe in a plane is on the ground!
Here is the panel layout for the Cessna 172R I used to fly my first solo.

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Here is my son Daniel, instructor Niel, and father Allen watching me fly my first solo from the comfort of the Brampton Flying Club pilots' lounge.
Here is instructor Niel awarding me the certificate for my first solo. It came with a coupon attached for one year's free membership in COPA. I highly recommend becoming a member.

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I flew my first solo in "Foxtrot-Mike-Oscar".