In today's news roundup, Tonga struggles to recover after the huge eruption of an undersea volcano, Zara Rutherford becomes the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, and crowds throw turnips at monsters at the Jarramplas Festival in Spain.
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Zara Rutherford is flying around the world by herself in a small plane. When she finishes her trip, which will take over two months, she’ll become the youngest woman to fly all the way around the globe by herself. She's just 19 years old.
The coronavirus may have slowed down a lot of normal airplane traffic, but it hasn't stopped some new flying inventions from taking off. Today NFK looks at a hydrogen-powered plane and a jet suit for medical emergencies.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…thousands of people are trapped overnight in French trains, massive snakes fall from a kitchen ceiling in Australia, and a kite takes a young girl for a surprising and scary ride.
Movies about the future often show people zipping around in flying cars. Last week, that vision came a step closer to reality for a Japanese company, as it showed off its flying car in action - complete with driver.
In today's news roundup, Russian voters approved changes that could allow Vladimir Putin to lead the country until 2036, Mississippi finally drops a flag that many consider racist, and a man in Turkey goes paragliding - on his couch.
A company called Harbor Air in Vancouver, Canada has made a test flight of the world's first all-electric airplane meant for carrying passengers. The 15-minute flight was an important step toward the future of electric planes.