Record-setting pilot Barrington Irving had a triumphant homecoming in Opa-locka as students chanted, “I believe I can fly. I believe I can touch the sky. I think about it every day.”
here was a time in life when 18-year-old Michael Williams did not want to look into his eyes, afraid of what he might see. That is no longer the case for this CBS4 Super Kid. Eyes shining with hope, wearing a broad a smile and braces, today he says he is proud to look into a mirror.
As part of Experience Aviation’s “Build & Soar” program, 30 local students, led by world-famous aviator Barrington Irving, were challenged to build a supercar capable of winning a race against a jet. Their project will be put to the test at Opa-Locka airport.
Barrington Irving, a renowned pilot and educator spoke to hundreds of middle- and high-school students Friday at a career fair benefiting underserved Miami students.
A group of local students are working on a powerful project in a special summer camp in Opa-Locka.