Tuesday, September 1, 2015

SMAC103 Jessica Cox First Armless Pilot

Pre-Flight Checklist:

Carl is flying today, but Rick, Tom Frick, and Victoria are here to interview Jessica Cox and Nick Spark about Jessica's inspiring story.

Cruise Flight:
  • During Air Venture Victoria got to sneak away from her booth to view the movie "Right Footed," the documentary about Jessica's life as the first armless pilot
  • She has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, graduated from college, and even drives a car. She is also a surfer and scuba diver.
  • Nick Spark is an aviation enthusiast and documentary filmmaker who previously made a documentary about Florence "Pancho" Barnes, a rival of Amelia Earhart.
  • Jessica got her start in aviation through Wright Flight, an organization introducing kids to aviation.
  • Jessica works with Handicap International fighting for the rights of the handicapped.
After Landing Checklist
~Picks of the Week~
No picks this week, as this is an interview show.

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