Copied!

Grab news, use news

All releases tagged "flying"

archive

Wallace and Gromit help Steven Dodd with his Fear of Flying

SWNS_STEVEN_DODD_12

NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES – by Tom Bevan Wallace and Gromit have come to the rescue of a budding Olympian – to help him conquer his fear of flying. Kayaker Steven Dodd, 39, is set to compete at the Special Olympics in LA this summer but is terrified of getting on a plane. Steven, who [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Jack Peat

In Pictures: One-Armed Man Builds Prosthetic Arm so he can Pilot a Plane

RPY_STEVEN_ROBINSON_AM06

NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES – By Barry Smyth A one-armed man whose missing limb was severed from the shoulder in a freak biking accident has invented a prosthetic replacement which will allow him to fly a plane. Steven Robinson’s right arm was torn off by another rider’s footpeg during a collision over 30 years ago, and attempts to rebuild his [...]


  • Has photos (10 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Jack Peat

The perfect flight – First Class upgrade, Skyfall on screen (and chicken cooked by Jamie Oliver)

The perfect long-haul flight would have Prince William at the controls, David Walliams as head of cabin crew and involve an upgrade to First Class, according to a new poll. The ideal meal would be chicken cooked by Jamie Oliver and served 48 minutes after the ideal take-off time of 10.45am. Free champagne would be [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow