Pilot, 82, smooth as silk at controls after decades out of cockpit

Robert Smuts, 82, admires an aircraft parked at Grand Junction Regional Airport after flying one himself again after nearly 30 years, and impressing the instructor who went up with him.



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Robert Smuts, 82, admires an aircraft parked at Grand Junction Regional Airport after flying one himself again after nearly 30 years, and impressing the instructor who went up with him.

Robert Smuts doesn’t have any regrets about the 82 years he has lived so far, but there are a few things he’d like to give one more try before he’s through. “I just…




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