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Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by dridowu: 7:11pm On Sep 08, 2016
Son Of Nigerian Immigrants Fulfills Dream Of Flying


TEMECULA, CALIF. —
Anthony Oshinuga, the son of Nigerian immigrants, arrives early most days at a California airport to check his vintage Cessna aircraft, ready to shuttle passengers over Temecula Valley, the booming wine country north of San Diego. Later, he'll fly loops and rolls in his Pitts Special, an aerobatic aircraft, as he lives his childhood dream of being an aviator.

“It's the fact that you're free in the three dimensions, up down, left, right – yawing left and right – so you're pretty much free. You can do anything you want to do,” he said, “and you can't get that freedom walking on the planet.”

His parents left Lagos, Nigeria, and moved to Austin, Texas, in 1980. Oshinuga was born the following year.

He set his sights on flying at the age of 5, when visiting an airport. “I was taken by what was going on,” he recalls. “I told my father, that's exactly what I want to do.”

With his small tour company called Air Oshinuga, he flies over the wine country of Temecula in his second aircraft, a 1940s-era Cessna buffed and polished so it looks brand new. He has partnered with two of the many wineries in this valley, the largest wine-producing region in southern California.

“We provide clients with 30-minute aerial scenic flights over Temecula, and then we land and they go down there and do wine tasting,” he explained.

Oshinuga started training as a pilot eight years ago and earned his commercial flying license in 2013. He first entered national flying competitions in 2014.

“That's when I went to the US National Aerobatic Championships (in Denison, Texas), and placed fourth out of 25 competitors,” he recalls. “Since then, things have been really blossoming in the arena of aerobatics and air shows and air racing.”

In 2015, he flew as a rookie in the Reno National Championship Air Race in Nevada, placing second in the biplane category.

Oshinuga studied engineering at the University of California, Riverside, and says that engineering helps to pay the bills, but his passion is aviation, and he plans to stay aloft as long as he can.

http://www.voanews.com/a/son-of-nigerian-immigrants-fulfills-dream-of-flying/3498494.html

http://www.anthonyoshinuga.com/

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by herzern(m): 9:35pm On Sep 08, 2016
ANTHONY OSHINUGA



Name Confirmed!!!

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by princeonx: 9:35pm On Sep 08, 2016
Cool

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by aninexzy(m): 9:35pm On Sep 08, 2016
Congrats big bro

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Nobody: 9:35pm On Sep 08, 2016
Nice one

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by AntiWailer: 9:35pm On Sep 08, 2016
Ok
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Suljosh: 9:35pm On Sep 08, 2016
congrats





See what this girl posted online.

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by hizson(m): 9:35pm On Sep 08, 2016
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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by macdanny2000(m): 9:37pm On Sep 08, 2016
Always keep that dream alive no matter how long it takes. . congrats son.
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by ireneony(f): 9:37pm On Sep 08, 2016
Congrats cheesy grin..
Villager
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by amnesty7: 9:37pm On Sep 08, 2016
We are proud of you. Congrats.
But dis journalist style of writing dey one kind.

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Ademat7(m): 9:37pm On Sep 08, 2016
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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by abumeinben(m): 9:38pm On Sep 08, 2016
Fuel nor cost for yonder?
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Nobody: 9:38pm On Sep 08, 2016
grin
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Temmywalex: 9:38pm On Sep 08, 2016
I've always seen America as a land of fulfilment. Congratulations my brother.

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Ademat7(m): 9:38pm On Sep 08, 2016
name noted: nothing more
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Greenback: 9:39pm On Sep 08, 2016
This is one gud brainy yoruba son we are proud of,living the dream.....not those excess zombieic hungry,suffering and smilling idle AFONJA spitting fire like eragon on ipob and niger delta environMENTAL affairs 24hrs..
grin
Be a success like Oshinuga and live the dream and quit
being a mouth_afonja_foaming brown ruffian.. See one down there vvv..
Nice one,UDEME.
grin cheesy



firstolalekan:


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We flying higher
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While
Ipod/biafraudners/FLATINOZ/Ugandanjews keeps HATING cheesy grin

see one Giant zombie afonjanus ^^ grin

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by OnWebTech: 9:39pm On Sep 08, 2016
congrat..I have a dream too
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by herzern(m): 9:39pm On Sep 08, 2016
kiss
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Nobody: 9:41pm On Sep 08, 2016
nice
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by firstolalekan(m): 9:41pm On Sep 08, 2016
[size=18pt]We flying higher[/size]
While
Ipod/biafraudners/FLATINOZ/Ugandanjews keeps HATING cheesy grin

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Felixtuta(m): 9:41pm On Sep 08, 2016
Good one. Peak said "its in you" Glo said "glo with pride" MTN said "everywhere you go"
So Peak + Glo + MTN = its in you, glo with pride everywhere you go.
Minus the Bad Government, Nigerians are just too good.

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by tuoyoojo(m): 9:41pm On Sep 08, 2016
come carry me go dat side

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by DozieInc(m): 9:41pm On Sep 08, 2016
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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by zanebaddo(m): 9:43pm On Sep 08, 2016
NCAN beer palour branch lugbe Abuja!!!
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Pavore9: 9:44pm On Sep 08, 2016
Sadly, it is harder to fulfil dreams in Nigeria.

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by julioralph(m): 9:46pm On Sep 08, 2016
ireneony:
Congrats cheesy grin..
Villager
are you being sarcastic or ??
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by gunuvi(m): 9:47pm On Sep 08, 2016
Ok but I am more interested in this post.--------
Suljosh:
congrats
See what this girl posted online.
She really deserves an E. Her IQ is very very low and outdated. Shame
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Johnbosco77(m): 9:51pm On Sep 08, 2016
Chinaimporter:
why was i born in nigeria...how i wish jesus will come back so that i will punish him again just like the jews did...nothing is better than beating the son of god grin grin shocked shocked



fear God.

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Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by Pebcak: 9:52pm On Sep 08, 2016
grin
Re: Anthony Oshinuga Fulfills Dream Of Flying by redcliff: 9:53pm On Sep 08, 2016
herzern:




Name Confirmed!!!

keep hailing. people are doing things with their lives an you are here hailing. kwantinue. ur children would pick from where u stopped

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