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RedToo
06-12-2007, 03:38 PM
I just found out about him. Amazing bit of flying. How did he manage the rudder?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Maurice_Felix_West

RedToo.

Other sources have the leg remaining in the cockpit and being amputated later. Even so amazing.

http://www.firstworldwar.bham.ac.uk/forgotten/AIR%20COM...E%20FELIX%20WEST.doc (http://www.firstworldwar.bham.ac.uk/forgotten/AIR%20COMMODORE%20FERDINAND%20MAURICE%20FELIX%20WE ST.doc)

RedToo
06-12-2007, 03:38 PM
I just found out about him. Amazing bit of flying. How did he manage the rudder?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Maurice_Felix_West

RedToo.

Other sources have the leg remaining in the cockpit and being amputated later. Even so amazing.

http://www.firstworldwar.bham.ac.uk/forgotten/AIR%20COM...E%20FELIX%20WEST.doc (http://www.firstworldwar.bham.ac.uk/forgotten/AIR%20COMMODORE%20FERDINAND%20MAURICE%20FELIX%20WE ST.doc)

MB_Avro_UK
06-12-2007, 04:43 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by RedToo:
I just found out about him. Amazing bit of flying. How did he manage the rudder?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Maurice_Felix_West

Good post http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

And to keep on flying with a severed leg...

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.

RedToo.

Other sources have the leg remaining in the cockpit and being amputated later. Even so amazing.

http://www.firstworldwar.bham.ac.uk/forgotten/AIR%20COM...E%20FELIX%20WEST.doc (http://www.firstworldwar.bham.ac.uk/forgotten/AIR%20COMMODORE%20FERDINAND%20MAURICE%20FELIX%20WE ST.doc) </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

JG52Uther
06-13-2007, 06:28 AM
Amazing!