Since March 23, the 17-year-old has been chasing the world record.
British-Belgian Mac Rutherford will become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a lightweight aircraft.
landed on wednesday shark plane In the Bulgarian capital Sofia, which was also the departure point for the flight, putting an end to more than five months in the wings.
When Rutherford took off he was still 16 years old. Thus he broke two world records, for being the youngest solo pilot to fly around the world, and the youngest pilot to do so in a lightweight aircraft.
she was CNN who mentioned it first.
The Mack Air route passed through 52 countries. The aircraft has a maximum speed of 300 kilometers per hour.
“I want to take the opportunity to meet young people who are doing incredible things, making a difference to their communities or even the world,” Mac Rutherford told CNN before trying to set the world record.
He could only fly during the day, and the size of the plane meant he had to land when the weather got really bad, according to Guinness World Records.
No one saw himself being beaten by Mac Rutherford.
According to her, the previous two world record holder was none other than Mac’s sister, Zara Rutherford. Guinness World Records.
I got my cosmic pilot license at the age of 15
Flying in Rutherford’s blood.
In addition to her sister being a former world record holder for flying, many other family members are pilots.
Mac Rutherford got his pilot’s license when he was 15, and with her became the world’s youngest pilot, according to CNN.
– When I was 15, I got my license and I was the youngest person in the world at that time. And then when my sister traveled the world, I thought, OK, this is something I can actually try to strive for and achieve,” he told CNN earlier in August.
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