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Sacha Dench - The Human Swan
« on: October 27, 2018, 03:50:24 PM »
I met Sacha yesterday at the TEDx event in Truro. She recently won the Royal Aero Club's Britannia Trophy:

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For the British aviator or aviators accomplishing the most meritorious performance in aviation during the previous year

Previous winners have included the pilots of Concorde and the Red Arrows. Sacha's choice of aircraft? Dangling from a hanky with a fan strapped to her back.

Sacha's chosen course? Flying her paramotor from the Russian Arctic to Slimbridge in the company of as many Bewick's Swans as possible!
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one - Albert Einstein

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Re: Sacha Dench - The Human Swan
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2018, 12:32:18 AM »

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Re: Sacha Dench - The Human Swan
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2018, 09:03:42 AM »
Wow!

That's roughly what I thought too! Here's the "Flight of the Swans" web site:

https://www.flightoftheswans.org

There's also a variety of videos of Sacha on YouTube. Here's a post expedition interview:

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one - Albert Einstein

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Re: Sacha Dench - The Human Swan
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2018, 01:04:41 PM »
What a story...thanks!
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