Meet the Lady Who Started Flying Aircraft at 17, Became a Qualified Pilot at 18

Meet the Lady Who Started Flying Aircraft at 17, Became a Qualified Pilot at 18

- A lady, Maira Bashir El-Kanemi, is doing exceedingly well in the air transportation sector

- The young lady started flying aircraft as early as age 17

- A year later, she got her qualification to become a certified pilot

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Maira Bashir El-Kanemi is one young lady who has an undying passion for aircraft and flying.

The young lady was recently celebrated on social media owing to her enthusiasm for flying that has seen her achieve stellar feats many wouldn't have dreamed of.

Maira Bashir El-Kanemi: Nigerian Woman who Started Flying Aircraft at 17 and Became a Qualified Pilot at 18
Maira became a certified pilot at the age of 18 Photo Credit: @OvieAli
Source: UGC

Maira, according to Arewa Facts Zone on Twitter, began flying aircraft at the age of 17. The Borno state indigene went on to acquire her certification as a pilot at 18.

The ambitious lady who has a dream of becoming captain of a commercial airline is currently a drone pilot.

A Twitter user @OvieAli shared a video of the lady in action aboard the pilot cockpit of a flight.

Social media users described her as an inspiration and hailed her feats.

@DavidKahleed said:

"She's a nice person o she's always greeting you if u didn't see her she will call you and greet you ... She do dash my mother money too ..God bless you more Ma'am.
"I will save this video and show u when next i saw her in the office."

@abdul_mairabo wrote:

"May she keep aiming higher! Stuck in the galaxies baby."

@mekoloyoung stated:

"Dream that some one haa but this country wouldn't let it come to pass, as we aren't Steel hearted politians."

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Meanwhile, Briefly News a beautiful young woman called Sisipho Nofemele recently made herself and thousands of South Africans proud after she obtained her private pilot's licence from the Border Aviation Club & Flight School.

The school took to their official Facebook page to congratulate the black queen on her stellar achievement, also taking the time to wish her many hours of happy hours. Read their Facebook post below.

"Congratulations Sisipho Nofemele on obtaining your private pilot's license last Thursday in ZS-EGX! Lots of hard work and determination has finally paid off for you! Wishing you many safe and enjoyable hours in the air," they wrote.

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