Teen pilot completes first solo in grandfather's biplane

06/5/2013 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Flying is in 17-year-old Cormac Siegfried's blood. He recently completed his first solo flight in his grandfather's World War II-era Stearman PT 17 biplane. "It went smoothly. The second two landings weren't my best landings ever, but I made it to the ground without breaking anything, which is all right," Siegfried said.

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