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landed quite comfortably thank you. - Huh!

I taxied in a trifle too fast and worried another 'bus more than a little by trying to be back to the hangars in the lead. As a result of my elation and too much rudder I swung around and came to a stop in the 22nd ^[[squadron]] group. I made an attendant hold the wing while I swung around and [[strikethrough]] swun [[/strikethrough]] then ran down to [[strikethrough]] wh [[/strikethrough]] my own family of the 28th and shut off the power with a pleased, glowing countenance after two mechanics had joined me much in the manner of two tugs docking an ocean liner. The boys shook hands with me and offered congratulations as we are accustomed to do in the event of a man's first solo practice. I was as happy as a clam at high tide, although somewhat sobered by the fact that I was now entirely "on my own". - Hereafter, though, I must not forget to put on my safety belt like I did on this first trip.
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