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CBS Miami: Pilot Barrington Irving Returns From “Inspiration”-al Education Tour
CW39 NewsFix: Guinness world record pilot flies through Houston, teaches STEM students
Houston Public Media: Flying Classroom Lands in Houston
NBC4 Los Angeles: Compton Middle School Hosts “Flying Classroom”
Our Weekly Los Angeles: Record breaking Captain Barrington Irving flies into Compton
National Geographic: The Flying Classroom Comes to Palau
PRESS RELEASE: Miami Pilot Meets American Ambassador in Tokyo
The Education Network: Launching the Flying Classroom
The Herald News – October 4, 2014: Gompers students fly via Skype with pilot
AOPA Live – September 25, 2014: Around the World for Science
National Geographic Magazine: Crusading Pilot
The Wichita Eagle: Classroom in the Sky project by Florida pilot includes key Wichita stop
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association: Irving launching world education flight
NBAA: Barrington Irving Says Anything Is Possible to Students at NBAA2012 Career Day
NBAA: Irving’s Classroom in the Sky Seeks To Inspire Youth
Newsday: Pilot pushes pursuit of science education

National Geographic: Emerging Explorer Barrington Irving
The New York Times: At 23, the Youngest Pilot to Solo the Planet
PBS: The Secret Life of Engineers, “Barrington Irving”
NPR: On a Solo Mission Around the Globe
National Geographic Kids: Dare to Explore
National Aeronautic Association: Frank G. Brewer Trophy Winner for Aviation Education
The Miami Herald: Supercar to race plane at Operation SAFEE flight event
The Miami Herald: Miami pilot dubbed ‘Emerging Explorer’ by National Geographic
The White House: Letter from President Bush
Obama ’08: Letter from Senator Barack Obama
U.S. Congress: Honoring the accomplishments of Barrington Antonio Irving, the youngest pilot and first person of African descent ever to fly solo around the world.
Discovery News: Youngest Persons to Fly Solo
Scholastic Magazine: Flying Solo
American Way Magazine: Taking Flight