Veteran Flies WWII Plane For 1st Time In 80 Years
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Reliving The Ol’ Days
His eagerness to fly again after it finished goes to show how much he loved to be a pilot. Even though veterans are too old to be certified, this did not stop this veteran from reliving his glory days.
With an 80-year gap between flights, Jerry Auerbach still looked spry for his age. His best days are behind him but his passion for aviation is still there. In fact, his son told reporters that even though Auerbach’s short-term memory is gone, he can still tell a lot of stories about the war.
If you want to see a veteran smile like he did when he was 18 years old, then watch the video below. You can tell he is beyond grateful for the opportunity!