Steve Fossett

Jul 29, 2014 - 5:30 PM
A nonprofit aeronautical and atmospheric science research organization is partnering with a major airframer on a daring glider test project.
Jul 27, 2009 - 8:12 AM
The NTSB’s final report on the Sept.
Dec 1, 2008 - 5:57 AM
DNA testing confirmed that the human remains found near the wreckage of an American Champion Super Decathlon in the California mountains are those of adven
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:06 AM
The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and National Aeronautic Association have certified five speed records set by a Piaggio Avanti.
Feb 27, 2008 - 5:39 AM
An Illinois county circuit judge approved a petition February 15 to declare Steve Fossett legally dead.
Dec 18, 2007 - 6:17 AM
In preparation for his solo nonstop around-the-world (ATW) flight tentatively scheduled for January, adventurer and solo ATW balloonist Steve Fossett has b
Oct 8, 2007 - 9:11 AM
Civil aircraft in the 1990s didn’t look radically different from those of the previous 20 years but, as had happened in the previous decade, they were diff
Sep 26, 2007 - 10:36 AM
At press time a search-and-rescue effort was still under way for world aviation record holder Steve Fossett, who was reported missing September 3 after tak
Mar 30, 2007 - 10:59 AM
Known as the Model 311 Capricorn by its builder, and the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer by its pilot and sponsor, Burt Rutan’s latest creation took to the sky
Feb 1, 2007 - 8:31 AM
Mojave, Calif.-based Scaled Composites recently modified the Virgin Atlantic-sponsored GlobalFlyer with fuel jettison capability at the request of pilot St