Amazing 9 yr olds

Two nine-year-old girls have taken to the skies to become the world’s youngest formation wing-walkers.

Rose Powell and Flame Brewer, who are cousins, flew metres apart above RAF Rendcomb in Gloucestershire.

They have become the third generation of their families to wing-walk on the bi-planes, which are owned by pilot and grandfather Vic Norman.

In 2009, Flame’s brother Tiger became the youngest to wing-walk with his grandfather. He was eight at the time.
‘Superwoman pose’

Rose, a student at Thomas’s school in Fulham, west London, said her cousin had the idea but it was a “once in a lifetime experience”.

“It’s quite scary when you take off but if you like mega funfair rides I think you’ll find the take-off really cool,” she added.

“The best bit was probably taking off or doing the Superwoman pose.”

Her cousin Flame, who attends Notting Hill Prep school, said: “It was really fun and really windy. The best bit is just being in the air.”

They wanted to use the challenge as a way of raising money and awareness for the Duchenne Children’s Trust, which raises money for research into the fatal genetic disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

The Cirencester-based AeroSuperBatics team has claimed the record based on it being the only aerobatic formation wing-walking team in the world.


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