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Aviation News: Africa’s Youngest Commercial Pilots

TBT: Inspirational Stories: Meet Kalenga Kamwendo and Besa Mumba, the youngest commercial pilots in Africa.  Kalenga was just 19 years old when he became Zambia’s youngest pilot. In an exclusive interview African celebs,  Kalenga Kamwendo, the youngest pilot in Africa told us about how it all started and some amazing events that he has coming up. African celebs: Please introduce yourself? KK: My name is Kalenga Kamwendo, I’m a 22 year old Zambian youth. I’m a commercial pilot working with Proflight Zambia on the British aerospace jetstream 3200 series. African celebs: Where are you from and why did you start? KK: I started because of passion; that should...

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Aviation News: The First Nigerian Female Pilot To Work With Qatar Airways

TBACK: Tech News Of The Month: Inspirational Stories: History Maker Adeola Ogunmola  Meet the first Nigerian female pilot to work with Qatar Airways Adeola Ogunmola.  Adeola Ogunmola has also the first to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The beauty with brains pilot took to her social media to thank God for his glory. “Evidence of God’s glory.” ~ Adeola Ogunmola  Help us celebrate Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo as part of International Women’s Day. Other history makers in the aviation industry includes: Captain Amsale Gualu of Ethiopia, Captain Irene Koki Mutungi of Kenya, Caption Esther Mbabazi of Rwanda, Captain Aluel James Bol of...

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Aviation News: Zambia’s Youngest Commercial Pilot

Tech News Of The Month: Inspirational Stories: Meet Besa Mumba Zambia’s Youngest Commercial Pilot. Besa was born on 9th December 1996.  She  began her training with the Charlie 152 and then onto the Charlie 172 plane. After that she moved on to complex training, the Charlie 172 plane retractable to which she got her caravan rating when I got my commercial pilot license. Besa then went to get advanced training at semi flight  in South Africa. Upon her return to Zambia, she was offered a job with pro flight Zambia.  Besa says  ”I’m so happy to be at the...

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African Celebrities: Happy Birthday Shalom Nchom

Join us in wishing one of our favourite African Celebs a very happy birthday! Makeup artist Shalom Nchom, popularly known as Shalom Blac is a year older today!  Wishing this strong and amazing woman lady God’s richest blessings on her birthday and every day.  May God continues to use you to inspire more people and also heal you and your sister. Shalom Blac is an inspiration to the world her story reminds us of “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou is not to tell your story...

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Favour Odozor, Graduates as Youngest Commercial Licence Pilot

THROWBACK: A 20-year-old Nigerian, Favour Odozor, has emerged as the youngest with the Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) in both Nigeria and South Africa.  Mr. Odozor  (now 23) graduated alongside 15 other trained pilots at the Afrika Union Aviation Academy (AUAA), Mafikeng, South Africa  was described as the new hope of the African aviation industry. Capt. Allan Roebuck, Director of AUAA confirmed that Mr. Odozor completed all the 37 flying procedures in record time.   ‘Today, I can say he is the youngest commercial licence pilot in both Nigeria and South Africa.  “I cannot say now if he is the...

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