Talk about celebrating your birthday right.
Nora Brier, from Suffolk, decided the best way to ring in her 100th birthday was with a plane ride. But not just any flight — Brier wanted to experience a loop-the-loop stunt in a glider. She got her wish, thanks to the Anglia Gliding Club. First, Brier took an acclimation flight, which eased any worries her pilot had; Brier took the controls for a good portion of the first flight.
"I was redundant for half of it," Allison Eke told BBC News. "I think she should take up flighting!"
Then, Brier got a chance to experience the actual loop-the-loop, and called it: "Amazing."
You can watch the entire delightful experience in the video, below. --Sarah Eberspacher