Pilots Who Later Became President

US Presidents

Presidents of the United States come from different walks of life to serve in the country’s highest political office. Some are entrepreneurs, while others are farmers and lawyers. There are people who have worked as teachers and farmers. Some worked in police enforcement, while others were engineers, surveyors, tailors, and journalists. Here … Read more

Who was Adolf Hitler’s Pilot?

Hans Baur

Hans Baur as a Pilot Hans Baur begins his story by saying, “Without the war, I may have spent my life in an office.” Born in southern Bavaria in the late 19th century, Baur had an ordinary childhood in Munich until 1914. For countless millions across Europe, the First World War marked … Read more

Youngest Female to Fly Solo Around the World

Zara Rutherford

The majority of 19-year-olds are still learning to drive. Zara Rutherford, on the other hand, had her gaze raised. The British-Belgian teen aspired to be the world’s youngest woman to fly solo around the globe. Rutherford realized a lifelong dream on January 22, 2022, when she successfully landed her two-seat ultralight aircraft … Read more

Women Who Paved the Way in Aviation

Bessie Raiche

This timeline of women in aviation highlights many of the firsts and accomplishments of women in aviation as pilots and other roles. Not only pilot men in World War I and pilot men in World War II are famous. Also, aside from Amelia Earhart, In this list, women have also paved the … Read more

Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis

Charles Lindbergh

American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist Charles Augustus Lindbergh On May 20–21, 1927, at the age of 25, he made history by flying the first nonstop flight from New York City to Paris. Lindbergh flew solo in a purpose-built, single-engine Ryan monoplane, the Spirit of St. Louis, for the 33+12-hour, … Read more

Who Was the Real Red Baron?

Red Baron, Richthofen

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, also known as Baron von Richthofen or the Red Baron, was a fighter pilot with the German Air Force during World War I and is regarded as the war’s ace-of-aces, with an official tally of 80 aerial victories. He is included in the Top celebrity aces during … Read more