Teenage pilot on solo flight that lands in Da Nang units world file

Teenage pilot on solo flight that lands in Da Nang sets world record

Mack Rutherford holds a Guinness World Document certificates for being the youngest pilot to fly solo around the globe, after touchdown at Sofia West Airport, Bulgari, August 24, 2022. Photograph by AFP

Mack Rutherford, 17, who stopped by Da Nang final month, has grow to be the youngest individual to fly solo in a small plane throughout the globe, in line with Guinness World Information.

The British-Belgian has overwhelmed the file beforehand held by a Briton, Travis Ludlow, who accomplished the feat aged 18 years in 150 days, CNN reported.

On Wednesday, he touched down within the Bulgarian capital of Sofia the place he had began his journey in March this yr when he was nonetheless 16.

Rutherford’s route spanned 52 nations throughout 5 continents on a specifically ready ultralight Shark plane with a cruising pace reaching 300 kph, in line with his web site.

On July 19, he landed within the central coastal metropolis of Da Nang the place he took images on Dragon Bridge and loved native delicacies.

After leaving Da Nang, the younger pilot continued to the Philippines earlier than crossing North America after which returning to Europe, ending the five-month journey that noticed him battle monsoon rains, scorching warmth and airport closures.

{The teenager} was born right into a household of aviators. His father is an expert ferry pilot whereas his mom and sister are non-public pilots.

Source: E.vnexpress.net