Armless Woman Flies Plane With Her Feet……...

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  1. teehee

    teehee Friend Of The Friendless

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    Armless Woman Jessica Cox Flies Plane With Feet


    The 32-year-old resident of Tucson, Arizona, was born without arms, but has managed to learn how to surf, play the piano and get a black belt in Tae Kwan Do.

    She's also learned to fly an airplane, as this video from Barcroft TV demonstrates.



    In 2008, she became the first pilotlicensed to fly with her feet, The Associated Press reported.

    Cox prides herself on being independent, but admits there is one thing she can't herself.

    "The only thing I really need help with is doing my hair," she said on the video. "Patrick learned to do a very nice ponytail, bun and braid -- it's very special because he realzed how much it annoyed me to have my hair in my face.'
     

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    I bet she could give a hell of a foot job.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    This seems like an angle to get out of having to do the dishes.
     
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    And I'm afraid to drive stick!
     
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    And then when she crashes the rescue people on the scene will spend hours looking for her arms
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I would give my right arm for a chance to fly a plane.
     
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    :haha:

    The best ones always have a hint of truth behind them.
     
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    "Hey Hendry! I found a leg! Hey! Here's a wing Hendry! EH HEH HEH HEH HEH!!!
     
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    And the insurance company o k 's that.
     
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    Flying the plane was easy for her, finding someone to go with her has been impossible.
     
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    I shall never forget hearing this news story:

    http://consumerist.com/2007/07/11/lawsuits-armless-woman-refused-service-at-mcdonalds/

    Lawsuits: Armless Woman Refused Service At McDonald's

    ...Larson pulled up to the McDonald’s drive through on Kishwaukee Street and ordered food for her and her sons. She drove to the first window, gave the cashier her credit card with her foot, and pulled up to get her food. Dawn says, “The first girl said, ‘Girl, you ain’t got no arms’


     
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    And the police will pull me over if I'm driving with my cell phone in one hand and a cocktail in the other? Life ain't fair.
     
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    I love these stories where persons with disabilities strive to overcome their limitations and achieve great things.

    At the same time, I hope the flight instructors responsible for administering her safe for flight check rides are doing their job responsibly and not allowing themselves to get too caught up in the moment. When the weather's good and all systems are operating normally, a monkey can fly a plane. But it's a whole different story when things start going to shit.
     
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    Smelly yoke