Sunday, January 11, 2009

Pilot Without Arms

25 year old Jessica Cox passed her FAA exam on 10 October 2008, becoming the first-ever licensed pilot without arms. She also has a black belt in Tae Kwan Do and is said to be pretty good with a pair of nunchucks.

Jessica beams from the cockpit of an Ercoupe

You may learn more about this determined young lady at her website:

Ms. Cox flies an aircraft using her feet; most people with two arms and two legs aren't able to drive and use a cellphone simultaneously.

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