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Old 05-29-2018, 10:11 PM   #1
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My cell phone started blowing up mid morning, I ignored it for a while then my wife called. "The kids are having flight trouble" and so began my day of not being able to do much for my kids.

My two daughters (18 & 26) and 4 year old grand daughter were returning home from a week in London visiting my family and their brother who flew up from Spain (stationed there).

Their plane was taxiing when it developed engine trouble - back to the gate and eventually they unload the plane, flight eventually cancelled. My daughters are now worried about what they have to do. Lots of texting.

Lots of decisions and worry for them, I called our travel agent who set up the flights and she passed on some info for me to get to them. I managed to speak to her but she had to urgently go, I said "sweetheart you have to make the decisions you think are best, I can't help"

They grew up a bit today.
Spoke to her once they were in a hotel, new flights arranged, I said at least it didn't happen halfway!
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Old 05-29-2018, 10:16 PM   #2
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Glad it all worked out... Like they say, experience is the best teacher...

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I'm guessing she just wanted to vent, not much you can do.

"Dad my flight was cancelled"

- "Don't worry dear, I will be over to pick you up in my plane momentarily"
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Exactly, just so much uncertainty for them.
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Exactly, just so much uncertainty for them.
Had they not flown before? Flights getting cancelled, mechanical problems, constant delays, missing connections...all kinda par for the course.
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Glad everything worked out for them.
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Had they not flown before? Flights getting cancelled, mechanical problems, constant delays, missing connections...all kinda par for the course.
It's still nice to talk with Dad and get some reassurance that everything is okay.
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I’m the opposite, I have flight problems I call my daughters.

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...- "Don't worry dear, I will be over to pick you up in my plane momentarily"...
plane.....so 80ish.....

Don't worry dear, tell me where your at and I'll send the Gulf Stream...

you'll be home in a few hours....
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plane.....so 80ish.....

Don't worry dear, tell me where your at and I'll send the Gulf Stream...

you'll be home in a few hours....
Short trip at Mach .925.

I love the G650.

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Short trip at Mach .925.

I love the G650.

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very nice....

i had in mind the slightly slower G5....
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very nice....

i had in mind the slightly slower G5....
Slacker....

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