Famous Pilots

Here are some who flew over us -- and Jack Nicholson is not one of them!
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Last updated: April 18, 2014
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First to fly a plane
Orville Wright
Second to fly a plane
Wilbur Wright
Broke the sound barrier
Chuck Yeager
First man in space
Yuri Gagarin
Most famous female pilot
Amelia Earhart
First trans-Atlantic solo flight
Charles Lindbergh
Hollywood star and WWII bomber pilot
James Stewart
US President and WWII fighter pilot
George Bush
"Rocky Mountain High";
"Oh God!" star
John Denver
First American to orbit Earth
John Glenn
First to fly across the English Channel
Louis Bleriot
Landed a plane safely in the Hudson River
Chesley Sullenberger
Commander of Apollo 13
James Lovell
America's WWI ace
Eddie Rickenbacker
Germany's WWI ace
Manfred von Richtofen
Commander of the first lunar landing
Neil Armstrong
President's son;
published 'George' magazine
John F. Kennedy Jr.
Led the first WWII raid over Tokyo
Jimmy Doolittle
Flew the first atomic bomb mission
Paul Tibbets
Eccentric business mogul and filmmaker
Howard Hughes
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George H. W. Bush served in VT-51 Torpedo Squadron uf US Navy, which used Grumman (or rather General Motors) TBM Avenger torpedo bombers, so he can't be considered to be a fighter pilot