He was only 17 when he boarded the first Boeing 747 aircraft. His wife and daughter joined him 38 years later as he flew the historic A 380 flight. This is Thomas Lee, an aviation enthusiast and a pioneer of sorts.
Mr Lee was kept busy throughout the flight. Having been on two historic flights, he was at the centre of a lot of media attention….”I was experiencing the B747 as a 17-year-old. Now at age 55, and a much different stage of my life, it was more emotional because I was also involved in the technology of the aircraft. Both experiences were equally exhilarating.”