- 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.
- 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.
- Cost. // Time;2/2/1925, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p32
The article reports that the total cost of the flight around the world to the U.S. Army Air Service is 177,481.35 U.S. dollars, as of February 2, 1925. It states that the cost of a flight of similar length and duration entirely within the country would have been 62,998.36 U.S. dollars, which...
- Magellans of the Sky. Roberts, Chuck // Airman;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p1
The article states that lessons learned from the epic 1924 around-the-world flight are visible in today's Air Force, but the memory of those who made it possible have faded with the years. They were eight officer and enlisted aviators from the Army Air Service who set out in 1924 in the open...
- 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...
- World flight. // Science World;02/21/97, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p6
Features woman pilot Linda Finch who will take off on March 17, 1998 to replicate Amelia Earhart's famous 1937 around-the-world journey. Use of Global Positioning System for navigation; Difference of Finch's flight from Earhart's; Finch's Web site.
- 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).
- DARE to EXPLORE. TOMLIN, C. M. // National Geographic Kids;Sep2013, Issue 433, p13
The article discusses the author's conversation with Barrington Irving, the first African American and the youngest person to pilot a plane around the world for 97 days, about his experiences during the trip. Irving talked about flying into the sandstorm. He spoke about losing strength in his...
- 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...