Fourteen-year-old schoolgirl becomes Britain's youngest pilot

China Plus Published: 2019-01-11 13:45:21
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Ellie Carter meets a U2 pilot at the Royal Air Force base at Fairford in 2012. The schoolgirl became Britain's youngest solo glider pilot on her 14th birthday this week after she completed two six-minute solo glider flights under the watchful eye of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club. She hopes to become the youngest pilot to fly a powered plane solo on her 16th birthday. [Photo: VCG]

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