Soaring Toward History

Soaring Toward History

POSTED: Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 9:00am

UPDATED: Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 9:09am

California pilot hopes to become youngest to circumnavigate the globe alone.

(KSEE) Pilot Jack Wiegand took off from Fresno, California Thursday morning in an attempt to become the youngest pilot to circumnavigate the world solo.

Wiegand is headed east with a schedule of making 24 stops, flying 21,000 nautical miles and crossing three oceans in a trip expected to take about 50 days.


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