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It's -- nine year old body Bradley is about to make history nine years old for the past five years he's been trading to become the youngest pilot to fly solo.
And an ultra light hot air balloon.
Bobby at his father's Troy Bradley joined us now is where else Albuquerque, New Mexico great to have you guys -- -- to -- body.
Even do it is pretty much all your life time.
Yet are you are you are you nervous how tell us how you're feeling getting close to the big day.
-- Amazon I've had a lot of training and it's for me is just another flight except my down the in the wounds time yet try your your kind of -- hot air balloon guy right.
And I am I grew up -- just like Bobby has my grandparents served -- so I sold when I was fourteen.
So it's been 32 years I've been piloting -- somebody also about the what when we say -- -- what exactly does that mean.
Flying in a hot air balloon on my own without and you -- in there I can talk to them on the radio.
I'm not -- -- other balloonists all around me flying their balloons.
It's that's what it means are you concerned strike that that something could go wrong and you won't be there to help him.
But five signed off about eighty people to -- in hot air balloons over the years yet but we're I'm nine years old hair should shape and are not exact.
Exactly nobody and end up -- but most students are usually in the 78 hour range of flight time that -- before they're sold.
Bobby is over point five and he'll be probably closer to thirty or 35 by the time -- actually does the solo.
So there there's a confidence in his abilities.
Obviously you're always worried about anything but it's a supervised solo -- I'll be on the radio talking to him -- -- just like I'm standing next to him in the basket and if if he has -- issues he's more than welcome to call.
Will be in constant communication but.
You know it's kind of lay out a hand eye coordination thing with flying the -- and you heat here you go up politically come down in and understanding how that works in and the ability for him to do it in -- at the right timing.
-- what he's got down its -- Alec playing video game only in real life -- -- -- excellent.
I was gonna say Bobby you Europe Trout you consider yourself a -- -- this.
You ready to go.
I'm not through yet but hopefully -- will be when I get older -- again how on his leg at a meeting.
How wanted to take.
How long does what -- -- hello we define in me.
Fifteen minutes to an hour.
Fifty minutes to an hour what do your friends say what about while the kids at school say.
-- if they think it's really really cool will you be taking anybody up anytime soon.
Perhaps anchor New York.
-- -- -- -- -- -- not having it weakening as it like in the upper right.
All right -- good luck to you what is this happening.
June warm hopefully in the weathering does not affect that if the weather doesn't affect that you got -- -- -- it's perfect weather usually have some pretty good weather out.
Yeah very easily all right body great lets you try any last words for your son there it before it gets up there.
You know -- It's just exciting to to see him you know he has the ability like I said he has the dream of doing this and we've been able to provide that opportunity Tara something that I would never promote from -- -- I know he's ready for we'll find out can't sport thanks guys for joining us appreciate it.
Good luck Bobby are.
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