Student pilot wins spot landing contest…

Posted by on May 10, 2011 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments


If you doubt the existence of natural-born pilots, Jacob Barson of Allentown, Pa., is likely to change your mind. He won a spot landing contest on May 7, beating out eight other seasoned pilots. He’s a student pilot. And he’s 14.

Not only did he come in first, but Jacob also drew the No. 1 position for the contest, held at Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport. He had to be the first one to test wind speed and direction as he conducted a power-off landing—and the other competing pilots could gauge his performance to help theirs.

Still not convinced? It was Jacob’s first flight since December 2010.

For the complete story follow the link above…. Congratulations Jacob!


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