KARACHI -- Renowned Pakistani singer and social activist Fakhr-e-Alam, who is on "Mission Parwaaz" to fly around
the world in 28 days, landed at Karachi Airport along with his team on Tuesday, before heading to other parts of the world to complete his mission.
A SWISS solar-powered plane has taken off from Abu Dhabi at the start of the first-ever attempt to fly around
the world without using a drop of fuel.
Abu Dhabi- Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are to attempt to fly around
the world in a plane powered solely by the sun, seeking to prove that such a flight is possible without using fossil fuel.
To fly around
the world powered only by the sun is a goal that has inspired the Solar Impulse project for more than 10 years.
The 53-year-old, who flew in her Diamond DA40 plane with boyfriend Graham Duff, added: "It's all preparation for next year when I'm going to fly around
the world solo."
The presenter will attempt to complete the ill-fated voyage of Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while attempting to fly around
the globe in 1937.
By Hamza Jilani/ Staff Reporter Malaysian pilot James Anthony Tan (21), who is attempting a Guinness World Record for being the youngest pilot to fly around
the world, landed at the Doha International Airport yesterday afternoon.
In order to fly around
the world successfully, the Solar Impulse team needs to create an aircraft that can operate in cloudy weather.
This one follows three teams who have signed up for the Round Britain Rally, an amateur microlighting contest in which the participants try to fly around
as much of the UK as possible.
Just clipping one wing will make the budgie lop-sided and unable to fly, so it will reduce Rambo's ability to fly around
and foul on your dad's book collection.
The Oxfordshire grandmother, pictured, is attempting to fly around
all 206 airfields in Britain.