Dick Rutan to Talk About Historic Voyager Flight on Saturday

Voyager aircraft (Credit: NASA)
Voyager aircraft (Credit: NASA)

Aviator Dick Rutan will mark the 28th anniversary of his non-stop round-the-world flight with a talk on Saturday at the Mojave Air and Space Port. The event begins at 11 a.m. in the board room of the Mojave airport administration building. Get there early; seats are limited.

Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager flew the Voyager aircraft on a 9-day flight around the world, landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Dec. 23, 1986. The airplane was designed and built by Dick Rutan’s brother, Burt.