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alnorth
02-11-2006, 10:31 AM
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,184556,00.html

Who is Steve Fossett? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Fossett)

Not satisfied with his 88 Aviation World Records and 21 sailing world records, Steve Fossett broke the world record for longest nonstop flight by flying from Florida, around the world and back to Florida, and then on to England on an experimental lightweight plane in 80 hours.

Mr. Kotter
02-11-2006, 10:36 AM
Does he play DT? :hmmm:

Phobia
02-11-2006, 11:02 AM
Each one of these stories says he lost a significant amount of fuel on takeoff but still managed to complete the mission.

In one story he lost 750 lbs of fuel. In another it's 3100 lbs. I don't believe any of it now. This flight never happened, obviously.

Dunit35
02-11-2006, 11:18 AM
Does he play DT? :hmmm:


We can only hope.

Hydrae
02-11-2006, 01:17 PM
:thumb:

JBucc
02-11-2006, 01:20 PM
It would've been great if he went all the way around and right when he was about to reach it ran out of fuel