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1st Youngest & Black, to Pilot a plane around the world solo.

Photos by Rachel Moscoso Denis
Barrington Irving the first youngest & black to pilot a plane around the world solo.

Barrington Irving, C.D. (born November 11, 1983) is the youngest person to pilot a plane around the world solo. He is also the first black person and first Jamaican to accomplish this feat. As of 2007, he was an aerospace student at Florida Memorial University. His airplane, a Columbia 400, is named the "Inspiration", and was manufactured and assembled by the Columbia Aircraft Mfg. Co. in 2005, classified as a standard aircraft in the utility category using over $300,000 in donated parts.

Mr. Irving was born in Jamaica, and grew up in the Miami, Florida.[12] He is a graduate of Miami Northwestern High School. Mr. Irving turned down multiple football scholarship offers with his sights set on aviation. He later founded Experience Aviation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering minority youth to pursue careers in aviation. His airplane, the "Inspiration", has been registered to Experience Aviation since 2006.

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Photos by Rachel Moscoso Denis

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