Armless Woman Earns Pilot’s License

armless pilot  1342
Yup. She can fly thanks to her fancy footwork.

Jessica Cox was born without arms, but that hasn’t prevented her from becoming the first licensed pilot to fly with only her feet:

With one foot manning the controls and the other delicately guiding the steering column, Cox, 25, soared to achieve a Sport Pilot certificate. Her certificate qualifies her to fly a light-sport aircraft to altitudes of 10,000 feet.

“She’s a good pilot. She’s rock solid,” said Parrish Traweek, 42, the flying instructor at San Manuel’s Ray Blair Airport.

Continue reading… “Armless Woman Earns Pilot’s License”

0