Aarohi: 1st woman to fly solo across Atlantic
17, May 2019
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- Aarohi Pandit has become the world’s first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in a Light Sport Aircraft (LSA).
- She completed the feat when she landed at Iqaluit Airport in Canada on 13 May, having flown there from Wick in the UK.
- It also made Pandit the first female pilot in the world to successfully complete a solo flight across the Greenland ice cap in an LSA.