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Month: January 2013

Jean Batten

Jean Batten was born in 1909 in Rotorura, New Zealand. In her late teens, her father took her to a …

Chuck Yeager

There are few pilots who can match the air time and flight experiences of General Chuck Yeager. This short post …

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart has cemented her place in history as one of America’s greatest pilots. This pioneer of aviation went on …

Svetlana Kapanina

Svetlana Kapanina was born on December 28, 1968 in Shchuchinsk, Republic of Kazakhstan. She has an extensive career as an …

Paul Bonhomme

Paul Bonhomme was born in England on September 22, 1964. His extensive career includes flying as a commercial pilot, an …

Nigel Lamb

Nigel Lamb was born in 1956 in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia). His father flew in World War II as a Royal …

Mike Mangold

Mike Mangold is an US Air Force veteran who has made a name for himself both as a commercial aviator …

Kirby Chambliss

Kirby Chambliss was born on October 18, 1959 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. He has an extensive career as both …

Alejandro Maclean

Alejandro Maclean (“Alex”) was born on August 6, 1969 in Madrid, Spain. From an early age, Maclean was fascinated with …

Alan Cassidy MBE

Alan Cassidy was born in Ringmer, Sussex in 1949. He is one of the top aerobatic pilots in all of …