Archive for November 7th, 2008

Flying Blind

An amazing story in the news in England today, where the pilot of a small plane was rendered blind by a stroke while in flight. Unable to see the controls – or his surroundings – he declared an emergency, and was eventually talked through a safe landing by an RAF pilot “shepherding” him. Pretty impressive, if you ask me.

Adam and Jamie of Mythbusters recently did a show about a blind man being able to drive a car, but I don’t think they’ll be trying to “bust” the “myth” of a blind man flying anytime soon…

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