Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot,
by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse.
" -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, May 8, 2015

92 and Still a Good Stick

Joy Lofthouse was an Air Transport Auxiliary pilot during the war. She flew a lot of different aircraft, including her favorite, the Spitfire.

70 years after she last flew one, she took to the air in a Spitfire.

(There is video at the link.)

An interview with her from 2012.

1 comment:

Old NFO said...

And she hadn't lost her touch! She flew it well! Great story, thanks!!!