Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Barrington Irving: Barrington Was A Rolling Stone

Season 2014 Episode 52 | 50s

In 2007, Barrington Irving became the first African American and the youngest person at that time to pilot a plane around the world solo. When he eventually landed back at the Miami airport where he started, Barrington began to use his achievement as a way to reach young people. His educational foundation, Experience Aviation, works to "lift today's youth to a higher plane."

Aired: 07/10/14

Rating: NR

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