While teenagers are usually associated with rebellion, a group of 20 young South Africans are proving to be rebels with a cause.
In celebration of Youth Month, 20 teenagers have built a Sling-4 Plane for a 5 week long trip across Africa.
They will depart Cape Town on June 15. Countries they will visit include Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Teen pilot, author and motivational speaker Megan Werner came up with the brilliant idea last year while chatting to her parents, who are both in the aviation sector.
“I told my parents about the idea, and they offered me advice on how to go about the process of building my own plane.