Blind pilot flies from London to Sydney
A blind British adventurer touched down in Sydney Monday to end an epic 13,500-mile (21,726 km) flight by microlight aircraft from London.
Miles Hilton-Barber braved snowstorms, freezing temperatures and torrential downpours during his 59-day journey under the supervision of sighted co-pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy.
"It's the fulfillment of an amazing dream," Hilton-Barber, 58, told reporters at Sydney's Bankstown airport. "I've wanted to be a pilot since I was a kid. Now I'm totally blind and I've had the privilege of flying more than halfway around the world."
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