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Flying 150,000 Miles Over 64 Days Without Landing

In 1959, Bob Timm and John Wayne Cook took off from the Las Vegas airport in a Cessna 172 for the longest airplane flight of their lives. Or anyone’s life! They stayed aloft for for 64 days, 22 hours, and 19 minutes, a record that has never been broken. They remained in the general area [...]

Traffic Pilot Lands on Jersey Turnpike

Last year, Chesley Sullenberger saved the day when he landed a crippled passenger jet on the frigid Hudson River. This year we have Frank Vogt, a traffic reporter’s pilot whose Cessna lost oil pressure 1200 feet off the ground. In the early dawn darkness, that ground looked like one big mass of black void… except [...]