Twenty-three year-old Florida Memorial University senior, Barrington Irving is scheduled to return tomorrow from his historic solo flight around the world. Irving is the youngest person and this first black person to accomplish such a feat.
Irving fell in love with aviation after dreams of a ticket to college via athletics. He was able to build his plane from $300,000 in donated parts ad in controbitons from several organizations and individuals.
Check out his site at www.experienceaviation.org.