you ever just wanted to fly away? It's time to pursue that dream of yours and
learn to fly!
It's easy to do
and you can even own your own aircraft!
Flying is an experience you will love for the rest of
your life. Only a small group of people get the guts to go-for-it and take the
ride of a life time. And even a smaller group learn to do it solo. Didn't you
ever wonder what it's like to fly like a
Eagle? Don't miss that chance when it
comes around to you!
Hand-controlled flying has grown in popularity since
the Federal Aviation Administration approved portable hand controls for
bound pilots. International Wheelchair Aviators
(IWA) offers advice on
procedures required for obtaining medical clearance and information on rudder
hand controls to those interested in learning to fly Gliders and General Aviation airplanes
like the Cessna and other fixed wings. Tim
a General Aviation CFI in Clearwater, FL. His
disability is a missing left hand. He instructs in a Cessna 172 Tim's website
has always been a popular sport and easliy adaptable to the disabled. Usually
with just a little help, you can be set into the harness and thrown off the
side of a mountain into flight.
and Powered Parachutes are a popular aircraft for disabled pilots also. That
are easily transported and more affordable then most aircraft. Here is a
photo of Russel Metlitzky, a T-3 ,4 paraplegic. He is also a Base Jumper!
And Jedrzej Jaxa-Rozen from Poland. a T-9 paraplegic from a paragliding
accident he had in 1998 . Since 2000 he fly's again quite normal, on
various airfields and with good results.
If your on a
also known as Trikes in the USA, are a popular option for the disabled Pilot. Trikes are easy to
get into as well as easily adaptable, transportable and affordable compared to the General
Aviation aircrafts. And you can keep it in your garage!
Trikes are flown using your hands only
anyways, so the only thing you have to do as far as adapting goes is make a groundsteering
handcontrol with a handbreak attached to steer the Trike while it's on the
ground. Along with some type of hand throttle.