Armless Fil-Am pilot to hold first public speaking event in Manila

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 13 2017 11:53 PM

Jessica Cox will be holding her first public speaking event in Manila this Friday. Photo from her Facebook page

Filipino-American armless pilot Jessica Cox is set to inspire her Pinoy fans this Friday at Cuneta Astrodome, marking her first-ever public event in Manila. 

Dubbed "Dare to Fly," Cox is expected to hold a conversation with her fans about her inspiring story of overcoming adversity and becoming the world’s only armless airplane pilot. 

There will also be musical performances from Grammy-nominated singer Brian McKnight, Lani Misalucha, and Yeng Constantino. 

Tickets prices begin at P850, and are available at Ticketnet

Aside from having the distinction of being the only armless pilot, Cox is also a motivational speaker and advocate for people with disabilities. 

She has made guest appearances on popular TV shows such as "Ellen"and have met with Pope Benedict XVI and former US president Barack Obama.