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October 06, 2007


tim harrap

Tomi! You are COUNTING how many miles you have done?!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tomi T Ahonen

Hi Tim

Doesn't everybody? [rolling eyes in disbelief]

Ha-ha, actually yes I do. I'm that old that my first flight was on a propeller-driven plane back in 1964 on a DC-6 and my first jet flight was in 1965 on a Caravelle Helsinki to Copenhagen, and my first Atlantic crossing was by ocean liner in 1966, not by airplane ha-ha, had my first transatlantic flight only in 1976 (747 on BA, wow was that an impressive experience at the time).

In those times - 1960s and 1970s - it was quite common for young lads who liked airplanes - like me - to keep a diary of their flights, recording the details of the trip.

I've kept that hobby with me and its kind of fun to know how many times I've passed through a given airport or how many hours I've logged on a given airline etc. I have stopped paying attention to the aircraft types, as it got boring when the only airliners were Boeings and Airbusses but yes, every flight, I still enter my little spreadsheet and log the additional flight details. I'm 30,000 kilometers short of 2 million, will hit milestone that during November..

And it does kinda connect two of my passions - airplanes and statistics ha ha, numbers are my buddies... :-)

Thanks for writing Tim

Tomi :-)


価に(2 +1)が含まれているかどうかわからない場合は評価、ない古き良き時代から多くのプライマリとセカンダリの学校の生徒。






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