Barrington Irving Wednesday 27th June 2007 Barrington Irving, 23, (center) poses with family after landing his Columbia 400 plane at Opa-Locka Airport near Miami, becoming the youngest person -- and the first of African descent -- to fly solo around the world. Hundreds greeted the smiling college student, including politicians, family, preachers and a steel-drum band. The 97-day flight took him 26,775 miles. Opa-Locka, Florida
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