The article focuses on the summary of two stories about flying for Class 10. The first part is His First Flight and the second is Black Airplane.
So let's first begin with the summary of the following chapter which is as below:-
His First Flight By Liam O' Flaherty
The young Seagull was lonely on his Ledge. Sister and two brothers had already learned to fly. He wanted to fly but could not trust his wings, he thought that his wings would not support him. He was fearful of the depth of the sea and the long stretch. His father and mother persuaded him to flee and even scolded him. They threatened him that if he did not fly he would die of hunger, but the seagull remained stable at one place, and just could not move.
It was getting hot as the sun was rising up in the sky. As he was hungry he could feel the heat even more. His mother tried to tempt him with pieces of fish realizing his madness for food as he was really hungry for a long time. His mother flew across to get nearer to him but the food was just within the reach of his beak but he just could not get it. He was so hungry that he dived at the fish. As soon as he did that he felt that his wings had spread outwards and the wind rushed against his breast feather. Slowly he soared downwards and upwards.
Beneath him, he saw a vast green sea. He Tried to stand on the sea on which his parents and siblings had already landed. Just his feet sank into the green sea but he did not sink any further. His family praised him for his first flight.
Black Airplane by Frederick Forsyth
At night at 1:30, the author was flying his old Dakota airplane over France to England. The moon was coming up in the East behind him and the sky was clear. The stars were Shining In The Clear Sky. The author was dreaming about his holiday and was looking forward to being with his family.
He called Paris control to get instructed about his way. He was advised by them to turn 12 degrees West. And as he turned in that direction he saw storm clouds in front of him. He did not have enough fuel to go around the clouds. He decided to go back to Paris but also wanted to get home. He, therefore, took the risk. He could not see anything, it was all black outside the airplane. In those black clouds, he saw another airplane and was glad to see another person thinking that he was trying to help him. The author followed him. If you forgot half an hour and found that the fuel could only last for another 5 to 10 minutes. He began to fear and to go down. Suddenly on the ground, he saw two straight lines of Light.
He finally landed on the runway. It was a sign of relief for him. He looked for his friend in the black airplane but could not find one. He then went into the control Tower an active woman where he was. The author was wonderstruck as the woman told him that there was no other airplane except that of his. The author wondered who was the one in the black airplane without lights who helped him to arrive safely here.