Dick Rutan

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Birthday
1, 1938
Birthplace
Loma Linda, CA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Loma Linda, CA

About

Commander of the Voyager aircraft, which flew around the world without stopping or refueling.

Before Fame

He was a fighter pilot in Vietnam and managed to eject himself to safety when his plane was shot down.

Trivia

His flight around the world, which covered nearly 25,000 miles, took nine days and three minutes.

Family Life

He was married twice and had two children.

Associated With

His brother, Burt Rutan, engineered the Voyager.