Tom Lackey – Oldest Wing Walker
For our documentary we managed to get hold of Tom Lackey, who holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest ever wing walker. At the age of 90 years and 5 months he flew himself into the record books by beating his own world record set a year or so prior to his latest wing walk.
Born – May 22nd 1920
Lives – Shirley, Solihull.
Wing Walks – 20+
Did first wing walk in his 80’s
2005 – Became oldest man to do a loop the loop whilst on top of an aircraft.
2009 – Became oldest man to wing walk across the English Channel as part of centenary celebrations of the 1st flight across the Channel by Louis Bleriot.
2011 – Became oldest man to wing walk at 90 years 5 months.
Money raised to date – £1.25million