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Wanted to line like an eagle -- the -- You can't at least on this -- iron maidens at force one.
And it's best when it's flown by this guy she singer Bruce Dickinson and -- Yeah I I can't afford my hadn't had ample and Jumbo like John Travolta.
For the children.
The big question why would -- a rocker want a second job as a pilot.
-- interesting -- and it looks like He needed the salary.
Anyway lonely planet's US travel editor Robert rejoins us now and you are by far when it was interesting dudes I know.
Because you go to some really interesting places you know to Iceland just for people who may not know how close to the.
It's almost an Arctic Circle just a little bit east of Greenland on the way to Europe as -- European -- pick up some New York tell everybody close it and it's about a five hour flight is actually shorter flight from New Yorker -- -- can -- -- -- -- expressed than it is to go to San -- -- a -- out of absolutely can do a long -- and Iceland that's actually feasible to do that.
I tell my friends in Hollywood that all the time I would come and hang out -- your palatial Hollywood estate.
I -- Iceland.
Yeah you do I -- it's.
There's few words and volcanoes and people -- it's always fun volcanoes people eat shark you know it's a fascinating country people are really nice and this is starting to be discovers is just a natural wonder.
All right so -- I have to ask the obvious question Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden.
Yes house this now he's got a pilot's job any airline is called Ed force one.
But something about.
-- yeah I I citizen that your big maiden fan wouldn't agree that the mascot as Andy.
In other cool not you okay -- I see that actually I'm not a huge fan of Iron Maiden and I have you know about.
But He is too good by the way -- -- is birthdays and a couple of days and others about like 52 repeatedly -- the president.
-- government there.
That's right they should have a party that He absolutely just loves it He has so much energy and -- been around someone has just something He senses He placed seventh -- really written book.
Books he's written screenplays and he's in the middle of an Iron Maiden tour while he's flying price all the guy's hilarious and you on the -- with keep -- it when you're on it was opening shot video client yeah I mean -- here so very smooth very Smith so what do you -- -- show you exactly.
You know I think that he's just was so excited to talk about about why He just loves it he's as an absolute privilege -- never stops pinching himself from just being able to get up.
And see things from a cockpit.
And He really wanted to do it so He made it happen and He really loved talked about this guy could talk for hours.
-- -- this guy there's just tons interviews -- a fascinating story He sold 85 -- records remain He does not need this.
Odds guidelines that have -- now 85 and the way He said -- is well I'm not like Ruth Smith.
No they say it's not like John Travolta -- on the -- airstrip so really He could if you want.
I don't think he's quite -- Travolta's face -- But I you know I think -- it's -- the stuff -- that He loves being a part of an airline -- some expressed charter airlines you know when there was stranded travelers.
And in Egypt -- oh yeah I'm got.
Okay let's go -- ready they have that volcanic ash cloud and hang up.
And -- and some people that were still flying I read that this airline still -- sued him.
Get some people out and and take some strain if you believe in and that and then what you're talking about in -- Where the uprising started earlier this year and -- remember the US had to send those C 130s over there to get everybody out of the country.
He flew to get me that I islanders out of these yet.
He volunteered for this I mean this is why our -- really really.
Really fascinating and I can fly and the -- plane -- on as a popular you have been a lot of places and I you know I've been on the air with you before usually don't come with notes that have a little cloudy pick your -- I -- -- -- This trip -- a -- didn't it.
Well it did because I'll be honest I mean that the real star you know part of it was just amazing I was going through TSA security with Bruce Dickinson and He was showing me you know tricks and happy.
Wait wait wait CNN say where like uphill climb -- they had okay price for not like -- satellite.
The opposite thing I thought the TSA agents produced while all over him but they've been off the bat and that they got everybody Iceland was just is absolutely amazing I have not been before and it is just I can't wait to get back and what's more that.
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