The Inspiration III shortly after landing to launch the Flying Classroom expedition at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. September 30, 2014

A business jet, a virtual classroom, powered by students’ minds.

By Andrew Rasner, National Geographic Intern That’s how Barrington Irving, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer who at 23 became the youngest person to fly around the world, describes his newest project, The Flying Classroom. This fall, Irving is making another transcontinental trip, stopping at more than 30 locations across North America, Asia, and Australia as students from across the country follow along in their classrooms. To … Continue reading A business jet, a virtual classroom, powered by students’ minds.