In 1981 Dick Rutan left the company of his brother and founded the Voyager aircraft, Inc . He and Jeana Yeager took off together with this aircraft on December 14, 1986 for the first non-stop circumnavigation of the world without refueling and stopping over . They flew a distance of 42,120 kilometers in over 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.
- Website by Dick Rutan (English)
- Christoph Gunkel: Crazy record attempt: Ride on the gasoline bomb at Spiegel Online from December 22, 2011
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Rutan, Richard Glenn (real name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American test pilot|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 1, 1938|