Zara sets round-the-world flight record
Manchester Evening News|January 21, 2022
A 19-YEAR-OLD has become the youngest woman to fly solo around the world.

Zara Rutherford landed at Kortrijk-Wevelgem airport in Belgium, accompanied by four planes from the Belgian Red Devils aerobatic display team at the end of her 50,000km journey which involved 260 hours of flying.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM MANCHESTER EVENING NEWSView All

GP suspended in NHS laptop row

DOCTORS' ASSOCIATION SLAMS 'DISPROPORTIONATE' PUNISHMENT

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

'It's like grandad was 10 years younger'

HOW CITY WIN TRANSFORMED DEMENTIA SUFFERER BARRY, 84

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

Windfall tax set to cut £400 off bills

MILLIONS of households will receive a £400 discount off their energy bills and a £5billion tax will be levied on oil and gas giants as Rishi Sunak moved to counter the soaring cost of living.

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

Police face questions over Texas school ‘delay’

LAW enforcement agencies are facing questions and criticism over how much time elapsed before they stormed a Texas primary school classroom and put a stop to the rampage by a gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

City have Scott to give Carson a new deal to stay

JACK Grealish’s hoarse voice and tongue-in-cheek comments about Bernardo Silva made the headlines from Monday’s parade through the city centre, but there were plenty of other interesting insights into the Blues squad from those open-top buses.

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

Over 700 homes planned for site of old brickworks

MORE than 700 homes, a secondary school, a park and a community hub are planned on land left empty and unused since the 1990s.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

SHOW OF STRENGTH

HUNDREDS of police officers took part in an operation aimed at smashing criminals and their networks.

2 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

Battlelines drawn over green belt homes bid

A SENIOR Tory has vowed plans to build 450 homes on green belt will be met with huge opposition.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

Little Amal to return to Manchester

MANCHESTER Day organisers have revealed that Little Amal – the 3.4 metre-high puppet of a Syrian girl refugee who arrived in Manchester last summer – will be out and about in the city centre during the epic parade.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022

Family’s holiday ruined as cancelled flights cause chaos

CHILDREN FORCED TO SLEEP ON AIRPORT FLOOR BEFORE MUM ABANDONS £2,000 HOLIDAY

3 mins read
Manchester Evening News
May 27, 2022
RELATED STORIES

TEENAGER SEEKS TO BREAK WOMEN'S SOLO FLIGHT RECORD

A Belgian-British teenager took to the skies Wednesday in her quest to become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo.

2 mins read
Techlife News
Techlife News #512

Teen girl set to land in Brussels after record-breaking solo flight around the world

As teenage pilot Zara Rutherford flew ever onward in a record-challenging global odyssey, she met little as strange or scary as when she tried to squeeze in between North Korean airspace and a massive cloud threatening to cut off passage for her ultralight plane.

2 mins read
The New Indian Express Chennai
January 17, 2022

Teen makes 1st Asia stop in bid for female solo flight record

Teen pilot Zara Rutherford landed in South Korean capital Seoul yesterday from Russia, in her first Asia stop in an attempt to become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo.

1 min read
The Straits Times
December 12, 2021

Busworld Europe 2019 Making A ‘Clean' Slate

The world’s largest specialist exhibition on buses, the prophecy of Busworld Europe extends far beyond prognosticating the future technological and market trends of the global bus industry, but also influencing them towards a better future. Dhiyanesh Ravichandran reports that the latest edition of the expo saw scores of bus makers and suppliers worldwide presenting their products and ideas, with clear foci on clean energy and sophisticated tech-features that mark a refreshingly ‘new’ and ‘clean’ start for the industry towards a new era.

3 mins read
MOTORINDIA
December 2019