Pilot Celebrates 99th Birthday by Taking to the Skies - NBC Connecticut

    Pilot Celebrates 99th Birthday by Taking to the Skies

    Ernie Smith turned 99 years old on December 21. He celebrated by taking a rented Cessna 150 for a flight over Red Oak, Iowa. Smith was certified as the World's Oldest Active Pilot, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, in September. (Published Thursday, Dec 22, 2016) Ernie Smith turned 99 years old on December 21. He celebrated by taking a rented Cessna 150 for a flight over Red Oak, Iowa. Smith was certified as the... See More