Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified
A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record atte...
Roald Amundsen
The story of Roald Amundsen's epic journey to the South Pole. Directed by David Cobham for the BBC in 1975.
Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified
A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record atte...
Mansell Richard James
Captain Mansell Richard James was a Canadian-born World War I flying ace credited with 11 confirmed aerial victories. He disappeared in spectacular fashion after setting a postwar aviation record for ...
Moncrieff and Hood disappearance
Lieutenant John Moncrieff and Captain George Hood were two New Zealanders who vanished on 10 January 1928 while attempting the first trans-Tasman flight from Australia to New Zealand. Radio signals we...
Moncrieff and Hood disappearance - Wikipedia
Charles Nungesser
Charles Eugène Jules Marie Nungesser, MC (15 March 1892 – presumably on or after 8 May 1927) was a French ace pilot and adventurer, best remembered as a rival of Charles Lindbergh. Nungesser was a ren...
Charles Nungesser - Wikipedia
Rudolf Windisch
Leutnant Rudolf Friedrich Otto Windisch was a World War I fighter ace credited with 22 victories.
Rudolf Friedrich Otto Windisch was born in Dresden, Germany, the son of Bruno Windisch, who owned ...
Leslie Hamilton
Flying Officer Leslie Hamilton DFC, MBE, was a British World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories. He disappeared while attempting the first non-stop east-west flight across the At...
Elsie Mackay
Elsie Mackay (circa 1893– circa 13 March 1928) was a British actress, interior decorator and pioneering aviator who died attempting to cross the Atlantic Ocean with Walter G. R. Hinchliffe in a single...
Édouard Bague
Édouard Jean Bague (1879 – 1911) was an early twentieth-century French aviator. A lieutenant in the Algerian tirailleurs, he obtained his aviators's licence (number 337) from the Aéro-C...
Édouard Bague - Wikipedia
Damer Leslie Allen
Damer Leslie Allen was an Irish-born early twentieth-century aviator. He disappeared on 18 April 1912, while attempting to fly from Holyhead, Wales to Ireland in a Blériot monoplane. He had initially ...
Damer Leslie Allen - Wikipedia
George Henry Fraser
George Henry Fraser was a navigator and aircraft mechanic who flew with pilot Cedric Howell as one of the teams competing in the England to Australia air race in December 1919. Their aircraft made a f...
Matias Perez
Matias Perez was a Portuguese born, Cuban resident, who started a canopy business in Havana in the 19th century. He was carried away with the ever increasing popularity of aerostatic aircraft, and bec...
Matias Perez - Wikipedia
John Wise (balloonist)
John Wise (February 24, 1808 – September 28, 1879?) was a pioneer in the field of ballooning. He made over 400 flights during his lifetime and was responsible for several innovations in balloon design...
John Wise (balloonist) - Wikipedia
Australian National Airways (1930)
Australian National Airways was a short-lived Australian airline, founded in 1929 by Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm.The airline began operations in January 1930 with five Avro 618 Tens, simil...
Australian National Airways (1930) - Wikipedia
William Portwood Erwin
Lieutenant William Portwood Erwin was a World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories.
William Portwood Erwin was the son of W. A. Erwin of Chicago. The younger Erwin, born elsewhere...
William Portwood Erwin - Wikipedia
Charles Clifford Ogle
Charles Clifford Ogle (January 21, 1923 – c. August 12, 1964) was an American businessman and aviator. Charles Ogle was a businessman and developer in Oakland, California, at the time of his dis...
Charles Clifford Ogle - Wikipedia
Amelia Earhart
Amelia Mary Earhart (/ˈɛərhɑrt/; July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She ...
Amelia Earhart - Wikipedia
George Cogar
George R. Cogar (born 1932) was the head of the UNIVAC 1004 electronic design team code named the "bumblebee project", and later the "barn project", and co-founder of Mohawk Data Sciences Corporation,...
Gustav Hamel
Gustav Hamel (25 June 1889 - missing 23 May 1914) was a pioneer British aviator. He was prominent in the early history of aviation in Britain, and in particular that of Hendon airfield, where Claude ...
Gustav Hamel - Wikipedia
Lloyd W. Bertaud
Lloyd Wilson Bertaud (September 20, 1895 – September 6, 1927) was an American aviator. Bertaud was selected to be the copilot in the WB-2 Columbia attempting the transatlantic crossing for the O...
Lloyd W. Bertaud - Wikipedia
Valentich disappearance
Twenty-year-old Frederick Valentich disappeared while on a 125-mile (235 km) training flight in a Cessna 182L light aircraft over Bass Strait in Australia on 21 October 1978.Described as a "flyin...
Valentich disappearance - Wikipedia
Artur de Sacadura Cabral
Artur de Sacadura Freire Cabral, GCTE (23 May 1881 – 15 November 1924), known simply as Sacadura Cabral ([sɐkɐˈduɾɐ kɐˈbɾaɫ]), was a Portuguese aviation pioneer who in 1922, together with Gago C...
Artur de Sacadura Cabral - Wikipedia
Frederick F. Minchin
Frederick Frank Reilly Minchin CBE DSO MC was born in Madras on 16 June 1890 and was educated at Eastbourne College. He passed out of Sandhurst in 1909 and after 2 years resigned his commission to tra...
Cecil Grace
Cecil Stanley Grace (1880–1910) was a pioneer aviator who went missing on a flight across the English Channel in 1910.
Grace was born in Chile, the son of John William Grace of New York. His uncle...
Günther Lützow
Günther Lützow (4 September 1912 – 24 April 1945) was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during Spanish Civil War and World War II, a fighter ace credited with 110 enemy aircraft shot down in over 30...
Günther Lützow - Wikipedia