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Joy of flight: an octogenarian earns his wingsJoy of flight: an octogenarian earns his wings

Joy of flight: an octogenarian earns his wings

Joy of Flight

Many postpone their dreams of learning to fly until they have raised a family or retired from a successful career. AOPA regularly receives comments from members in their 80s, and even 90s, who are just learning how to fly.

But whether the person is 81 or 17, the magic of flight still brings out that inner child. Read how Jack Geaslin discovered the joy of flight and joined the ranks of more than 600,000 pilots when he was 81, in "Am I the Oldest, Youngest Pilot?", the latest installment of the Joy of Flight.

September 1, 2006

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