So Fly: 15-Year Old Pilot Completes Cross-Country Voyage

For Kimberly Anyadike of Compton, 'frequent flyer miles' mean something a little different...

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From NewsOne:

"A 15-year-old Los Angeles girl who navigated a single-engine Cessna through thunderstorms in Texas and took in breathtaking aerial views of Arizona’s sunsets landed her plane to cheering crowds at Compton Woodley Airport on Saturday. She is believed to be the youngest African American female pilot to fly solo across the country.

Kimberly Anyadike took off from Compton 13 days ago with an adult safety pilot and Levi Thornhill, an 87-year-old who served with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. They flew to Newport News, Va., making about a dozen stops along the way."

Read the full story from the LA Times here.

Well, it seems the world hasn't completely lost its mind.