It goes without saying that female pilots are even fewer. You may be surprised to learn that the youngest commercial airline pilot in Ghana is a woman and is named after Audrey Esi Swatson.
Originally from Saltpond, Audrey is fluent in English and several local languages, including fanti and twi. However, she was born on February 23, 1997 (she is 21 years old) in Accra, the capital of Ghana.
His dream has always been to become a pilot since childhood. After finishing high school at the age of 18, she was admitted to the Mach1 Aviation Academy in South Africa to pursue her dream of becoming a pilot.
Barely a year later, at age 19, she began her first solo flight as part of her training. Later this year, Audrey obtained her private pilot license from the South African Civil Authority.
She got her commercial license to steal on Christmas Eve 2018, a feat she says made her memorable.
“My academic family was very supportive. As she moved together, she saw what I could do and what I could not do as well. The extended family members are not that close and they asked my parents if they would allow me to do what I wanted to do. My father does not listen to negative waves like that. He asked me again and again if that was what I wanted to do and, over and over, I said yes, “she explained.Publicity