David Faile Flying Stars and Stripes
David Faile is a pilot who has been flying the skies for forty-seven years. He was in the process of building his second airplane (above) when an elbow injury almost brought him and his project to a halt. After enduring several elbow, wrist and hand surgeries, he found that Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy had become his biggest challenge.
Thanks to an early diagnosis, as well as constant encouragement from his surgeon and physical therapist, he began to recover. He learned from them that keeping a good attitude was half the battle. This care and encouragement helped him move ahead, and he completed his airplane project, Stars & Stripes.
Mr. Faile noted a significant change in his facial appearance as he recovered from RSD / CRPS ..... Learn More
We thank David Faile for the resources he has provided on two occasions which help to promote the education and research goals of the International Research Foundation for RSD / CRPS.
Click the link below, and after it loads, you will immediately get the impression that you are flying over snow covered mountains. You can not climb higher or fly lower, but you can change your direction by moving your cursor to the left or right - you can actually reverse direction,and the landscape and shadows will change. Enjoy!
The background music from J.M. Jarre
Click the link below for an informative emergency landing:
EMERGENCY LANDING ~ 2 Minutes ~ 340K
Click the link below for an informative emergency takeoff:
EMERGENCY TAKEOFF ~ 1 Minute ~ 340K
Click the link below for an informative ground control:
GROUNG CONTROL ~ 2 Minutes
Click the link below for why ACROBATIC FLYING CAN BE DANGEROUS !
EMERGENCY LANDING ~ 1 minute
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