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    Its a new age thing-"The Gender Reveal Party"

    When my dad was born, granddad didnt come to the hospital until the next day to see his new son. When I was born, my dad finished out the day planting potatoes on the farm then came into the hospital that night.
    I was there sorta helping when all three of my kids came into the world and was thankful to be a part of it. In all of the births so far, none of us knew what whether you were getting a boy or a girl. Today, the ultrasound technology is so good you can see all sorts of things in the moms belly, especially the two most important spots. Therefore, the gender reveal party is born.


    You may remember my daughter getting married last June, when a flyin broke out at a wedding, it was big fun. Now nature has taken its course, and my baby is having a baby not a year into the deal. In keeping with the aviation theme, she somehow wanted to keep the cub theme going, so she dreamed up a smoke pass which would either be pink smoke, or blue smoke for her baby gender. Go figure out how to do it dad. Took me a few experiments, but we figured out a way. The smoke system will only produce white smoke, if you want to do color you have to inject a chemical into the exaust of a jet engine, of which the Sport Cub is not equipped. We figured it out and the rest is history.

    Last night we had to shut down the work a bit early and get with the family and friends around the firepit while dad fired up the cub. A couple of fake out passes down the strip just to agitate the crowd, and this is the money pass

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    Blue smoke looks like another boy. We can use all the tractor drivers we can get our hands on



    Really pretty night in Maine, we have had nothing but cold and wet for a month.

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    Got back on the ground and the happy couple had one more announcement, the name
    of said new baby.

    The chief pilot had a fair amount of trouble seeing when my daughter said the baby boy would be named after the man she admired most,
    her dad. James Everett Pullen, cant wait to give you a ride in the cub. Will even show you where the smoke button is
    I am truly blessed with great family, and it keeps getting bigger and better




    Congrats Allyssa and Mark. See you in Oct James Everett


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    Cool stuff Jim; Congrats!!!
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    Congrats. Get ready to have more fun than you knew you could have. Grandkids ROCK!
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    Very cool. You have a wonderful family. Congrats And God bless to the new parents to be.
    Remember , the light at the end of the tunnel may be you .O wind of heaven by thy might save all who dare the eagles flight, and keep them by thy watchful care from every peril in the air.
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    How awesome is that!!!???? ALL of it!!!!
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    It's pretty clear how the lad's parents would want to name him after his granddaddy

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    Congrats Jim, that is fantastic. Thanks for sharing your news and the delivery.

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    Cripes, there's something in my eye.....

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    Jim, this is a totally cool thread! Thanks for sharing this with us.

    I can understand why the chief pilot had trouble seeing when the name was announced. What a great tribute to any father!

    The whole concept of a "gender revealing party" was new to me until my daughter did this to announce the arrival of Annabelle. It is a neat concept, certainly a "New Age" thing.

    Congratulations, and nice job flying the aircraft with the blue smoke. I love the idea, and congratulate you for pulling it off!

    Randy

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    Congratulations! Another young man entering an aviation family is never a bad thing.



    ....more on this blue smoke trick please
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    Quote Originally Posted by tcraft128 View Post
    Congratulations! Another young man entering an aviation family is never a bad thing.



    ....more on this blue smoke trick please
    It's on the right strut not the tailpipe. Think skydiving

    https://www.amazon.com/StarLight-Pho...e+grenade+blue

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    Congrats on the fun reveal! My wife and I did something similar at a flour drop competition we held for out EAA friends last fall.

    https://www.facebook.com/brad.brensi...8&pagefilter=3

    Here he is today:




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    Screenshot for non-facebookers, shortly after the bomb was dropped.




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    Quote Originally Posted by WindOnHisNose View Post
    ....The whole concept of a "gender revealing party" was new to me until my daughter did this to announce the arrival of Annabelle. It is a neat concept, certainly a "New Age" thing.........

    When I saw the title of this thread, I was SO afraid it was gonna be some kinda LGBT-whatever (aka "undecided" or "in between") thing.
    Thanks for keeping it real. And congrats on the grandson!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cubdriver2 View Post
    It's on the right strut not the tailpipe. Think skydiving

    https://www.amazon.com/StarLight-Pho...e+grenade+blue

    Glenn

    Holy batman Glenn you need to work for the CIA
    i got the idea from some skydivers and got the stuff from Amazon
    they work good but only last less than a minute
    pretty safe as they don't really get hot
    jim
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    Very cool post congrats!!
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    Very nice! Congrats Scouter!!!

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