Wednesday, January 27

finding flight

During the Great Depression, Bernard H. Pietenpol, with no more than an eighth-grade education, designed a “common-man’s airplane” built with scavenged and hardware-store parts. Today his son and grandson carry on his legacy, and his airplane’s simple design enjoys a popular following among people of all ages who share his dream of flight (2007).

Further reading at PietenpolMovie.
One in-law had her flying license for a good while, used to often fly "by eye", that is you looked down at where the roads were and just followed, said it wasn't too hard. Great stuff...