I stood there [...] on the large, quiet ramp, envisioning my passenger arriving shortly — discovering that we had not two planes, from which to choose... but none."
There’s something special about defying gravity, on an otherwise unremarkable evening, to bring about the peaceful end to a ruckus day.
I opined, “this has been very, very interesting... revealing — this whole studying, flying, and testing." "It really tests your metal," I said.
The engine roared to life, and I realized — there was no turning back.