I would no more pilot a plane than I would wear a lampshade on my head to dinner.
This remarkable -- and, as it turns out -- very instructive footage is a case for my defense.
It was posted to YouTube by Larry Hockensmith, who takes full responsibility for everything that happens in it.
This includes his sailplane's wing crashing into someone's mailbox.
I am grateful to Gadling.com for directing me to this beautiful and very slightly disturbing footage, which, I suspect, may not disturb regular pilots at all -- or even regular people with mailboxes.
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