This pretty much proves that Harrison Ford is actually Han Solo in real life

This pretty much proves that Harrison Ford is actually Han Solo in real life

Harrison Ford can boast more than just piloting the infamous Millennium Falcon in the original Star Wars trilogy—he's actually an avid pilot in real life too!

Plus he's even more like the hero we've all come to know and love, since he's actually used his aviation abilities to rescue those in need.

Harrison Ford may not fly spaceships in real life, but he is an avid fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter pilot. He began his training in the 1960s in Wild Rose, Wisconsin by flying a Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer but had to stop due to the steep $15 per hour price on lessons.

When he was finally wealthy enough to afford a Gulfstream II in the 1990s, he had his private pilot give him some lessons.

On Ford's 800-acre ranch in Wyoming he would help rescue those lost in the surrounding wilderness.

One time he managed to reach a hiker who was suffering dehydration and pulled him out. He is officially a volunteer emergency helicopter service for the local authorities.

(Source)

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