TOKYO — Barrington Irving, who holds the Guinness World Record as the youngest person to fly solo around the world, recently met with United States Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, at the American Embassy in Tokyo to talk about his educational project, the Flying Classroom.
Aircraft: Cessna 150. Injuries: None. Location: Mansfield, Mass. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The accident happened during a training flight. According to the flight instructor, during climb out when the airplane reached 250 feet AGL, the airplane stopped climbing and began to descend.
David Ulane responded to our call for readers who work in GA: “I saw your recent request for stories about people who make their living through GA employment and as Northwest Mountain Regional Manager for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), I’m one of them, with what I think is a unique and fantastic job.
As a premier sponsor of CAP’s Congressional Gold Medal presentation, CITGO is sponsoring the purchase of replica Congressional Gold Medals to be awarded to CAP World War II veterans who will travel to Washington, D.C., for the medal presentation, as well as the celebratory reception/dinner. Those who are unable to travel to Washington will be presented a replica medal by CAP in their hometowns.