Teen Pilot Makes Aviation History

Isaiah Cooper, 16, is the youngest African-American to pilot around the United States.
1:02 | 07/19/16

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A Southern California teen has one record under his belt already and now is aiming for another. He's just sixteen years old is in his eyes it Cooper he's now the youngest African American pilot to fly around the United States. So he was a member of a program for at risk inner city youth that teaches them about aviation Cooper and his instructor reached Washington State. Maine Florida and back to California but Brennan to some rough weather in Wyoming. Now force Manning I didn't want to I didn't want to continue to serve. But he kept pushing me and they kept listening and happy that we got this plan and continue on hand count here. A look at take about two weeks Cooper's next goal. The riot around the world of course by himself though this time hunt and that would be at a younger age than anyone else has ever done at the current record is nineteen. So he's already on course at sixteen years old doing this amazing feat there on that trip by the way it would take would take him around about. 8000 miles threat or district by the way this trip was 8000 miles yet.

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