An 18-Year-Old Australian Pilot Is The Youngest To Fly Solo Around The World

Lachlan Smart has broken a really awesome world record.

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    After 8 weeks and 15 countries, 18-year-old Lachlan Smart became the youngest person to circumnavigate the world in a single-engine aircraft.

    The most impressive part? He beat the standing record by 358 days.

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    Smart was given a key to his hometown, Sunshine Coast, and greeted with great fanfare.

    He had been mentored by the man who last held this record, Ryan Campbell.

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    The pilot has been travelling alone for two months and when his mother was approached, she said she was most excited for a quiet night with her son playing board games.

    Would you ever consider a challenge like this? Let us know in the comments below.

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