Barrington Irving Birth
Barrington Irving Life before flightHe was raised in inner Miami, surrounded by failing schools, poverty, and crime.
When he turned 15, a Jamaican pilot showed him what it's like to fly in an airplane. Irving fell in love with flying and was set on pursuing two dreams: becoming a pilot and flying solo around the world.
Experience AviationBarrington founded the nonprofit organization Experience Aviation.
SuccessBarrington was successful in flying solo across the world. He was the youngest and first and only African American that ever flew around the world solo.