IN THIS SPECIAL AVGEEK SERIES, FLIGHT CHIC GUEST WRITER RIDA KHAN HAS CANDID CONVERSATIONS WITH PILOTS WHO SHARE THEIR PASSION FOR FLIGHT AND WHAT INSPIRED THEM TO PURSUE A LIFE IN THE CLOUDS.
To most people, the sky is the limit. To those who love flying, the sky is home. Once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards. There you find your wings. All you have to do is FLY.
Pilot Marco Buratti is 27 years old, born and raised in the Northern Italian village Montecchio Emilia . He decided he wanted to fly planes when he was eight and left the village at 19 to pursue his aviation studies. He credits his parents and his sister with supporting him to make his aviation dream come true.