Magellans of the Sky
- Untitled. // Airman;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p60
The article presents a picture of pilots and flight members called "The Magellans of the sky." Pictured at Sand Point, Washington, before beginning the journey are six of the first men who attempted to circumnavigate the globe by air. Some of the U.S. air force personnel pictured are: Staff...
- Untitled. // Airman;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p54
The article presents a picture of crowd gathered in Paris, France to observe army aviators attempting to circle the globe. Crowds were a common, and sometimes bothersome, occurrence to the team of Army aviators attempting to circle the globe. Spectators came by dugout canoe in the jungles of...
- Round the world in 175 days or less. Searles, Robert A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Sep99, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p96
Recalls how two Douglas World Cruisers, a two-place United States Army biplane, completed the first round-the-world flight in 1924. Preparations; Details of trip; Subsequent round-the-world trips done.
- The Back Page. // Traffic World;5/6/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 18, p47
Commemorates the historic 33.5-hour transatlantic flight of the aviator Charles Linberg in the U.S. Promotion of the X PRIZE competition; Implementation of the medical treatment foundation; Management scheme on space travel.
- Air China Started Nonstop Chengdu-frankfurt Service. // AirGuide For the Frequent Flyer;6/3/2013, p2
The article reports on the launch of nonstop flight of Air China from Chendu, China to Frankfurt in Germany on May 19, 2013.
- Flying Into History. Smalls, F. Romall // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;3/28/2005, Vol. 73 Issue 19, p6
Features aviator Steve Fossett. Number of hours taken by Fossett in a nonstop flight around the world; Significance of his accomplishment to aircraft design; Factor which allowed Fossett to fly globally without refueling. INSET: GEO Skills: Movement (4th Theme of Geography).
- AROUND THE WORLD IN 97 DAYS. // New York Times Upfront;10/1/2007, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p5
The article features the 97-day world journey of Barrington Irving, who is considered as the youngest single-engine plane pilot in 2007. Irving is a senior student at the Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens, majoring in aeronautical science. He named his airplane Inspiration because...
- Going Global. Searles, Robert A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Nov2006, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p67
The article focuses on the record around-the-world flights set by aviators. Today, the high reliability of airplanes and engines and the precision and dependability of avionics has made circling the globe almost routine for those who carefully plan their journeys. To date, the Earthrounders...
- Professional Airmanship. TRUE, SANDY // Wingman;Winter2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p25
The author talks about professional airmanship among Air Force aviators.