Meet 38-year-old Nigerian, Lola Odujinrin. The first African to fly around the world solo. - huffingtonpost
On March 29th 2017, Ademilola “Lola” Odujinrin a 38-year-old pilot arrived successfully from his “One Man, One Plane” expedition, completing the final leg of his historic journey, landing safely at Washington Dulles International Airport. The pilot completed the entire circumnavigation in a specially configured SR22 Cirrus 9-year-old aircraft with registration number N313CD that can fly 17-and-a-half hours before refuelling, stopping in more than 15 countries on five continents, returning to Washington DC, where his journey began back in June 2016.
The flight is part of Project Transcend, a foundation which aims to inspire young people to achieve their goals, regardless of their personal circumstances.
Source : huffingtonpost