Jessica Cox, Fil-am armless pilot, in Manila
MANILA, Philippines - Filipino-American Jessica Cox, the world's first armless pilot, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 Thursday morning, February 21, with her husband Patrick Chamberlaine.
She will be in the country for two weeks to take part in a project to raise awareness on persons with disability. She has been travelling to different countries to share her inspirational story.
In April, she is set to visit Ethiopia as part of her ongoing efforts to raise disability awareness.
For those who would like to know more about her journey towards becoming the first pilot without arms to get a license, her story is featured in a documentary entitled "Rightfooted."
- with reports from Edwin Llobrera/Rappler.com