Author: Willow Willpower

Since I am small, I love planes and discovering the world. One day, my mum took me to our local aviation museum and learned about my idol Amelia Earhart. Then I know: I really want to become a pilot myself. But maybe that there are lots of girls and women pilots out there who can take me with them as a start :-)
By Willow Willpower

The island of Réunion

Sophie, a good friend of Laeticia, has an inspiring job as well. Since 15 years she is a flight nurse at the French Air Force – she is helping injured people all around the world. Usually one stays only for a few years “flying nurse”, but Sophie loves her job so much that she can’t…

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Return to France

My first flight experience with Emmanuelle was too good to be true, so I decided to go back to the “old continent” with her. Another transatlantic flight is just too great to be missed! This time we start very late. Emmanuelle takes me directly with her, so that I can watch the wonders at the…

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My very first flight

Finally it happens….I am entering the big plane, and Emmanuelle – the nice woman pilot who took me from Laeticia on the Paris Air Show – gives me the very best seat of the whole plane. Its a really nice plane…lots of space for every passenger. Apparently that is part of their concept, so everybody…

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Pilot School at Buc

Not far from Bièvres and Paris, there is a historical site of aviation which I am going to visit: the old “École de Pilotage” fondé par Louis Blériot. Even though its closed since 1970, you can find still the old gate and some evidences…. I am quite excited to go here… Maybe a bit of…

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The Dune of Pyla …

Now I am back in Paris, but I had a wonderful time at the Dune of Pilat in south-west of France. The Dune of Pilat is a beautiful spot. Its the tallest sand dune in Europe, and its actually a “foredune”, meaning that the dune runs parallel to a shoreline. I also did do my…

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Willow in Paris

And finally I made it to the most romantic city in the world as they say. Well, I don’t know what to say about this, but it is definetly a beautiful city. I took the “Batobus” which works in the same way as a Hop-on/Hop-off bus but on the Seine River! – Its a great…

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