Media Coverage

By Bill Read Fraes, Royal Aeronautical Society This month saw the completion of a new world record, as pilot Shaesta Waiz became the youngest woman to complete a solo round-the-world flight in a single-engine aircraft. The flight was part of a wider campaign to inspire the...

Shaesta Waiz wants her round-the-world trip to inspire girls everywhere. By Arielle Emmett, Air & Space Magazine In Kabul this summer, a hundred young Afghan girls swarmed around 30-year-old Shaesta Waiz, the first woman from Afghanistan ever to hold a civilian fixed-wing pilot’s license. Waiz was born...