Aspiring North Dakota pilot takes flight in private plane

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A Girl Scout from North Dakota is soaring to new heights through her involvement in scouting.

Arabella, 11, was recently invited to speak at a scouting event.

In her speech, she talked about wanting to become a professional pilot when she grows up.

Bismarck Aero Center’s FBO Director Shae Helling heard Arabella’s speech and invited her to fly with him.

The FAA says less than 6% of pilots in the United States are women.

The minimum age to earn a pilot’s license is 17 years old. Arabella says she plans to go to flight school as soon as she’s old enough.

Arabella hopes her dream inspires others to follow their goals.

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