Lenarčič Takes Off, Flight Around Globe Begins

Ljubljana, 8 January - Slovenian adventurer Matevž Lenarčič took off from the Ljubljana airport in direction Morocco on Sunday morning to begin his second solo flight around the world in an ultralight airplane without a copilot or additional air support.

Matevž Lenarčič begins his solo flight round the globe in the Slovenian-made Pipistrel Virus SW 914 plane.
Photo: Sašo Pipan/STA

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