Teen Girl, Woman Show Courage In The Air

Credit: Riley Speidel and her motorized glider: Molly McMillin
OSHKOSH, Wisconsin—Meet Riley Speidel, a 14-year-old girl from California who completed a 3,300-mi. flight—solo—in a motorized glider in June. Speidel flew a Pipistrel Sinus motorized glider from California to Maine, with her father, Jake, following in a chase aircraft. The trip took 29 hr. in the...
Molly McMillin

Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network and editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, an Aviation Week market intelligence report.

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