Will Blackburn flying in glider
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East Yorkshire teenage glider pilot goes solo

A teenager from East Yorkshire has become one of the youngest gliding pilots to fly solo in the UK.

Will Blackburn, 14, took just over two months to qualify after taking up the sport at the Wolds Gliding Club in Pocklington in May,

Will said his ambition is to join the RAF as a fighter pilot.

  • 04 Sep 2013