Almost Home To Miami After Flying Around The World Alone
At 23 years old, Barrington Irving is about to become the youngest pilot ever to fly around the world solo. He will also be the first black to do so.
Gotta love this guy because he is almost THE poster child for “I can do anything if I put my mind to it.”
Jamaican-born and then raised in Miami since he was 6 years old, Barrington lives in a neighbourhood where more than 24 young people under the age of 21 were murdered by other kids under 21 in the past year alone.
Robert and now the rest of us have been following Barrington around the world from his website – where you can get an up-to-the-second position for his aircraft thanks to the miracle of satellite communications.
You can check out Barrington’s website here.
As I am writing this a little after midnight on Monday, June 25, 2007, Barrington is on the ground in Houston, Texas with two more legs left on his journey.
Here is where he has been so far…