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Campbell became the Youngest Pilot to fly across the World on Single Engine Aircraft

Sep 9, 2013 17:17 IST

Ryan Campbell (19) of Australia on 7 September 2013 became the youngest person to fly a single engine aircraft, solo around the globe. Campbell began his journey across the globe on 30 June 2013 from Wollongong in Southern New South Wales.

He completed his journey after flying for 200 hours through 14 different countries and ended the journey a Wollongong. In 70 days his flight recorded a distance of 44448 kilometers.

Before, Ryan Campbell, Jack Weigand (21) of America held the world record of journeying across the globe. Weignad booked the world record in May 2013.

The first solo flight was completed by Ryan at the age of 15 and he obtained his commercial license as a pilot at the age of 18 years.

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