Teenage pilot on solo world flight record attempt lands in Da Nang

Teenage pilot on solo world flight record attempt lands in Da Nang

British teenage pilot Mack Rutherford takes a photograph on the Dragon Bridge in Da Nang on July 19. Picture courtesy of the British Embassy in Hanoi

Mack Rutherford, the world’s youngest licensed pilot, who’s attempting to interrupt THE round-the-world solo flight document, landed in Da Nang Metropolis Tuesday.

The 16-year-old British-Belgian is attempting to turn out to be the youngest individual to fly solo throughout the globe, the British embassy in Hanoi mentioned on its Fb web page.

A photograph launched by the embassy reveals him standing on the Dragon Bridge, a tourism image of Da Nang, with a smile and two thumbs up.

On his official web site, his workforce mentioned he loved favorable climate and “lovely surroundings” on the journey from Thailand to Vietnam.

He additionally loved some native meals in Da Nang.

On March 23 he took off from Bulgaria to start his journey world wide in an ultralight aircraft at speeds of 299 kilometers per hour.

He has thus far flown to Africa, Europe and Asia, and made temporary stops in India’s Kolkata and Thailand’s Chiangmai. He left Da Nang for the Philippines on Wednesday.

He’ll fly to North America subsequent and return to Europe to complete his journey.

{The teenager} was born right into a household of aviators. His father is knowledgeable ferry pilot whereas his mom and sister are personal pilots.

In response to Guinness World Information, the present document is held by British teenager Travis Ludlow who accomplished a solo flight on the age of 18 final yr.

Source: E.vnexpress.net