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And then, when I thought about joining the Air Force, flying seemed like a natural extension of the motorcycling experie
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"And then, when I thought about joining the Air Force, flying seemed like a natural extension of the motorcycling experience. You're going faster, higher. You're operating a machine that's a lot more powerful than you are"

- Duane G. Carey

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In this quote, Duane G. Carey is assessing his choice to sign up with the Air Force and how it connects to his love for motorcycling. He sees flying as a natural development from riding a motorcycle, as both involve speed and a sense of freedom. Nevertheless, he also acknowledges that flying takes this experience to a whole brand-new level. It needs operating an effective machine that is beyond the abilities of a person. This highlights the immense duty and ability needed to be a pilot in the Air Force. Overall, Carey's words convey a sense of excitement and awe towards the experience of flying.

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Duane G. Carey This quote is written / told by Duane G. Carey somewhere between April 30, 1957 and today. He was a famous Astronaut from USA. The author also have 29 other quotes.

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