Teen aviator in Colombo | Sunday Observer

Teen aviator in Colombo

9 January, 2022

Teen aviator Zara Rutherford on her journey to break the Guinness World Records as the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. anded at the Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana recently.

Rutherford came from Banda Aceh - Indonesia, on her attempt to become the first woman to fly around the world in a microlight and the first Belgian to circumnavigate the world solo in a single-engine aircraft.

On August 18, 2021, the 19-year-old British-Belgian left from Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport in western Belgium on her 51,000-km journey in her bespoke Shark ultralight plane, the world’s fastest microlight.