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Typhoons, Wildfires, Missiles: Teen Flies Solo Round World

Zara Rutherford waves from her Shark ultralight plane prior to take off at the Kortrijk-Wevelgem airfield in Wevelgem, Belgium. 

Zara Rutherford waves from her Shark ultralight plane prior to take off at the Kortrijk-Wevelgem airfield in Wevelgem, Belgium. 

Photographer: Virginia Mayo/AP

Brussels (AP) -- Avoid typhoon in the Philippines. Check.

Steer clear of massive California wildfires. Check.