Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Carol's Got High Hopes to Make It as a Pilot ; in Association with the DiaryGOT A DIARY STORY? CONTACT DIANNE BOURNE Dianne.bourne@men-News.Co.UK 0161 211 2484 @Diannebourne.

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Carol's Got High Hopes to Make It as a Pilot ; in Association with the DiaryGOT A DIARY STORY? CONTACT DIANNE BOURNE Dianne.bourne@men-News.Co.UK 0161 211 2484 @Diannebourne.

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IT was literally a flying visit to Southport Flower Show for Carol Vorderman - jetting in alongside her pilot boyfriend ahead of her own maiden solo flight next week.

Former Countdown star Carol is learning to fly for a world-first live broadcast next week for This Morning.

And after that she has plans to fly solo around the world.

She said: "I've always wanted to fly, when I went to read engineering at Cambridge it was with a view to becoming a pilot, but at that time the RAF didn't take women.

"How times change! My daughter is now at Cambridge and is part of the air squadron."

Good job Carol, looking stunning in bright yellow, has a head for heights as well as figures!

Carol told me: "I wore this dress because it's my dance to the sun gods.

"Whenever I wear it it's always stays sunny."

Carol was excited to be officially opening the Southport floral extravaganza - exactly 18 years since she last did the honours. …

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