Personal Narrative Essay: The Day I Took Flight

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The Day I Took Flight
I was horrified. Not even a little bit of excitement. I did the best I could to show that I was excited. I repeated the question over and over again in my head as I walked downstairs. I could not believe it. I had no way of escaping it. It had to happen. I had to do whether I wanted to or not.
Most people wouldn’t say that after someone revealed a birthday surprise. I repeated the question over one more time in my head “Do you want to take flight lessons for your birthday.”
It all started with me being asked to be with my uncle for a week on vacation. I was excited until I was asked to FLY A PLANE. I barely slept the night before. My uncle had breakfast ready for me so I ate and then we jumped in the car to make to the
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“If I make it out of here alive” I thought to myself.
Then we all walked outside and looked at the plane we were flying. The instructor explained that we had to do multiple safety checks before we took off. So he walked around the plane checking to see if it was already to be in the air. Then he took a gas test to see if the gas level was ok. Finally after what seemed like a hundred tests we in the plane. I was so scared, it felt like I could not move. Somebody randomly drives by us in a car and stops. He just sat their looking at the plane. Finally he said something “You do know that the plane you are in has been having electrical issues right?”
“No, I didn’t know,” replied the flight instructor. “Well,” the flight instructor said, “I guess you will have to come back later, our next plane comes back in an
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For some reason I was happy. I knew that we would come back later. It turned out that we were not leaving and coming back later. We just stayed at the airport for an hour. In that time we were able to walk around and look at all the planes. The coolest plane at the entire airport was a Private jet that was being stored their. I seemed to be jumping out of myself with anxiety. After all this time watching planes take off and land I was actually starting to get excited. So finally we all walked back outside and examined in the new plane. The flight instructor ran all the tests that he ran before on the new plane. Although this time he did the tests more quickly. He looked like he wanted to get this over with just as much as I did. As the flight instructor entered the plane I closed my eyes. I don’t know why I kept them closed but I

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