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At 23, this Jamaican became the youngest and first black pilot to fly solo around the world

When Barrington Irving began seeking sponsorship in 2003 towards his round-the-world trip, he was initially turned down by more than 50 different sponsors.

With just a little over 600 hours of flight experience, many thought that Irving was too young and inexperienced with the mission he sought to achieve . . .

For the full article by Mildred Europa Taylor head on over to face2faceafrica.com via the link below.

At 23, this Jamaican became the youngest and first black pilot to fly solo around the world

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