Mar 9, 2014

World's First Licensed Armless Pilot Jessica Cox Biography, Interview, Wedding Video

Armless Pilot Jessica Cox Biography

Armless Pilot Jessica Cox
Born: February 2, 1983 (age 31)
United States Sierra Vista, Arizona, USA
Residence: Tucson, Arizona
Nationality: USA
Citizenship: United States United States of America
Education:  Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Alma mater: University of Arizona
Occupation: Motivational Speaking, Keynote Speaker
Years active: Since November 2005
Employer: Jessica Cox Motivational Services
Known for: Armless Surfing, Armless Scuba Diving, Armless Ercoupe Pilot, Armless Taekwondo
Religion: Catholic
Spouse: Patrick Chamberlain
Awards: Guinness World Record: The Only Pilot to Fly With Their Feet,US Inspiration Awards for Women 2012: Most Aspirational

Jessica Cox Childhood

Jessica Cox Biography

Jessica Cox is the world's first licensed armless pilot, as well as the first armless black-belt in the American Taekwondo Association. She was born without arms due to a rare birth defect. (she now has two black belts in Taekwondo). She was born without arms due to a rare birth defect. She earned her pilot's license on October 10, 2008, after three years of training, and is qualified to fly a light-sport aircraft to altitudes of 10,000 feet; Jessica Cox flew in a single engine airplane for the first time via Wright Flight. She received her flight training through an Able Flight scholarship and soloed under the instruction of Parrish Traweek. Jessica Cox has not used prosthetic arms since she turned 14. Using her feet as most people use their hands, she is able, among other things, to drive a car (she has an unrestricted license and drives a car without modifications), to type on a keyboard (25 words per minute), to pump her own gas, and to put in and remove her contact lenses. She is also a certified SCUBA diver. Cox holds a Bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Arizona and works as a motivational speaker and has shared her message in 18 different countries.

Jessica Cox, Armless Pilot Interview

Born without arms, Jessica Cox, the first person with no arms to be granted a light sport pilot certificate by the FAA, met with AVweb at AirVenture Oshkosh 2009. Be prepared to never complain about anything ever again.

Jessica Cox on Ellen

Jessica Cox with husband Patrick Chamberlain

Now Mrs. Jessica Cox Chamberlain

Jessica Cox with husband Patrick Chamberlain May 12, 2012, she married a 4thdegree taekwondo black belt and instructor Patrick Chamberlain, after 2 years of dating and 1 year engagement.

Jessica Cox Wedding Video


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