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Australian pilot Lachlan Smart becoming the youngest person to fly solo around the world

An Australian teenager has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single- engine aircraft, completing the 45000 km trip in almost two months.
•    Lachlan Smart touched down on the Sunshine Coast at Maroochydore on Saturday, having departed from the same airstrip on July 4.
•    Smart, who is 18 years, seven months and 21 days, stopped in 24 locations and 15 countries on his way. 
•    During his expedition, Smart said some of his highlights were visiting relatives in England, flying over the white cliffs of Dover and partying on a Cannes beach in France.
•    But it was not all smooth sailing for Smart, with dangerous weather conditions, lack of support from airport staff and the language barrier hindering his progress.
•    He encountered heavy storms over the Pacific and a hurricane between California and Hawaii delayed him for 24 hours, but he said "there was not anything I could not overcome".
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