Beijing, 3 September: A five-year-old Chinese boy has become the youngest person ever to fly a light airplane single-handed, covering a distance of 30 km, it has been claimed. The boy nicknamed Duoduo, flew a total 47 minutes in two flights around the Beijing Wildlife Zoo in Gu’an county, Hebei province, on Saturday afternoon, according to his father, He Liesheng. The feat followed Duoduo’s 20 days of flight lessons at a private club. According to The Global Times, Zhang Yonghui, the person in charge of the club said the distance of the flight was 30 km. “I am preparing video clips for Guinness World Records and the World Record Association to get certification for my son as the youngest pilot in the world,” said Mr He.     PTI