Mariah Facey's First Solo

Mariah first joined the young eagles at the age of 14, after attending the aero club open day. She has enjoyed opportunities to fly a Tiger Moth and a Yak 52 as part of the Young Eagle programme, as well as becoming proficient at aerobatics.
She completed her first solo flight on her 16th birthday and placed second in the Jean Batten competition during the Flying NZ 2018 National Championships.
Mariah aspires to join RNZAF as a Pilot, or become a flight instructor.