Jessica Cox is Just Like Any Other Licensed Pilot -- Except She Has No Arms

Tucson Weekly | August 28, 2009
At a small airport northeast of Tucson, Cox is the only pilot preparing for a flight this morning. She removes the chains that hold the 1946 Ercoupe 415-C in place, unscrews the fuel cap to assess the gas level and begins checking the plane over. She performs all of these tasks with her feet.

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