Jeana Yeager

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Birthday
18, 1952
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX

About

Aviatrix who co-piloted the Rutan Voyager to the first around-the-world nonstop, non-refueled flight.

Before Fame

She developed an interest in helicopters, which inspired her to learn how to pilot one.

Trivia

She had a chance meeting with Dick Rutan, after which they fell in love. She then quit her job to help him and his brother develop their aircraft.

Family Life

She was briefly married to a police officer when she was 19, but divorced him after two years.

Associated With

She was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Ronald Reagan in 1986.