8-Year-Old Boy Becomes Youngest Person To Pilot Hot-Air Balloon Solo

Source: People »

One fearless fourth grader from Georgia has just broken a world record in a hot-air balloon.

Eight-year-old J.T. Head piloted a hot-air balloon for 20 minutes on July 10, WXIA. The ride was just enough for him to break the world record for the youngest person ever to solo pilot one of the aircraft. The record was previously held by then-9-year-old Bobby Bradley.

According to the outlet, J.T. — who is now 9 years old — flew 400 feet over Sautee Valley in Georgia all by himself. He was able to…

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