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Aviation News: Africa’s Youngest Commercial Pilots

FBW: 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

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 Sudan... Photo credit: Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo  ...

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Aviation News: Zambia’s Youngest Commercial Pilot

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 proflight my experience has been...

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Aviation News: African Pilots Who Inspire Us – Boitumelo Katisi

Inspirational Stories: Being a pilot is still one of those jobs that haven’t implemented gender equality, so there are only a few female pilots in South Africa. Meet Boitumelo Katisi, a young and promising pilot who has already accomplished a lot at the age of 27. Boitumelo Katisi was born in Pimville, Soweto in 1992… Her first encounter with Aviation was actually coincidental. Up until 2008, she had always thought that she wanted to be an architect. An assignment during grade 10 required her to spend a day at a work place of her interest. Because she couldn’t find...

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Aviation News: Beauty Queen, Nurse and Pilot

Inspirational Stories: Meet Powede Lawrence: Beauty Queen, Nurse and Pilot Be Inspired: Powede Eniola Lawrence is not just a nurse and a beauty queen, the 25 year old Nigerian is also a certified pilot. The former(MBGN -Most beautiful girl in Nigeria tourism) miss university Nigeria pageant and Miss University Africa pageant winner is one of the celebs who gives back to the community. Fashion icon Powede, uses her platform to help the less privileged, her charity renovates school for the physically challenged students in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, and also offer scholarship to all the physically challenged students at her university annually… Beauty Queen, Nurse...

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