MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sun, 03 Jul 2022 20:24:58 +0000 Teen pilot completes record global flight http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/8f550a4e56864feb8096866b775d1518 The 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford has set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world. (Jan. 20) 8f550a4e56864feb8096866b775d1518 Thu, 20 Jan 2022 18:38:11 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:++MUSIC CLEARED FOR USE++ASSOCIATED PRESSKortrijk, Belgium - 20 January 20221. Pilot Zara Rutherford landing her aircraftANNOTATION: The 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford has set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world.2. Rutherford holding world record certificates ANNOTATION: She touched down in Kortrijk, in western Belgium, on Thursday — 155 days after she departed.3. Rutherford taxiing in plane4. Crowd with balloons5. Rutherford getting out of planeANNOTATION; She dedicated it to all young women trying to succeed in male-dominated sectors like aviation, and the exact sciences that drive the industry. ++PARTIALLY COVERED++6. SOUNDBITE (English) Zara Rutherford, pilot: "Growing up I didn't see many other female pilots. I always thought that was quite discouraging personally, so right now I'm just going to try to be a friendly face, and I've been using the press, the attention I've gotten from this to encourage more girls to move into aviation as well."7. Close of certificate8. Various of Rutherford landingANNOTATION: Often she was flying in absolute solitude over seas or desolate land, any potential rescue hours away.++PARTIALLY COVERED++9. SOUNDBITE (English) Beatrice De Smet, Zara Rutherford's mother: "It was amazing. It was a roller coaster of emotions. I'm extremely proud now with what she has done because it's extremely difficult what she has done and it wasn't a given that she would succeed. And also extremely proud of the message she is bringing to young girls and young women: go for your dreams go for it, reach for the sky."10. Rutherford being greeted after getting out of plane11. Rutherford signing autographsSTORYLINE:The 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, touching her small airplane down in western Belgium on Thursday - 155 days after she departed.Rutherford said she wanted to encourage more girls into aviation as she celebrated her world record.The 155-day journey inside an ultralight Shark plane was an "adventure" for Rutherford with stops in over five continents and visits across 41 nations. The 52,000 kilometers (28,000 nautical miles) journey saw her steering clear of California's wildfires, dealing with freezing temperatures over Russia and avoiding North Korean airspace.In addition, she had to battle bad weather and visa issues which kept her grounded sometimes for weeks.Beatrice De Smet, Rutherford's mother said she was extremely proud of what her daughter had accomplished and what it meant for the next generation of girls.Rutherford will find herself in the Guinness World Records book after surpassing the mark held by 30-year-old American aviator Shaesta Waiz since 2017.The universal record however will remain out of Rutherford's grasp, since Briton Travis Ludlow set that benchmark last year as an 18-year-old.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. The 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford has set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world. (Jan. 20) Teen pilot completes record global flight