On the 28th of last month, the 82-year-old female pilot Miao Xiaohong once again rushed into the blue sky in a plane. She was once the second batch of female pilots after the founding of New China and returned to the blue sky after a lapse of 30 years. She was also affectionately called “hardcore grandma” by netizens.
In fact, the idea of flying again has been in Grandma Miao Xiaohong’s mind for a long time, but it takes time and physical preparation to realize the plan to return to the blue sky. Because she had been injured before, in order to complete the flight mission perfectly, during these two months, Miao Xiaohong had been training hard. According to her, she has to walk 3000 steps every day, and at the same time move her arms and calves to meet the physical requirements for flying.
On this day of May 28, Beijing was sunny and the weather was exceptionally good, while Miao Xiaohong completed a 40-minute flight at Pinggu Shifo Temple Airport, accompanied by a coach, and completed a turn independently. , Slide down and other actions. In fact, before this flight, Miao Xiaohong was also very nervous, because she was indeed a bit older, and had not flown a plane for the first time in more than 30 years, and she was worried that she would be incompetent. But when she really got on the plane, the nervousness was wiped out, and she completed the flight with some excitement. Even the instructor who accompanied the flight stood up. Thumbs up.
Someone asked why Miao Xiaohong, who was 82 years old, insisted on doing such a thing. Miao Xiaohong said that on the one hand, she hopes that she can break through the age limit and realize her dream of flying again; on the other hand, she hopes that through such an event, she calls on more women to join China’s aerospace industry. , To contribute to my country’s Aerospace Division.