30th Anniversary of Voyager Flight

December 22, 2016 – On December 23, 1986, Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager made history, landing successfully after completing a nine-day flight around the world without stopping or refueling in the Rutan Model 76 Voyager. They were the first to accomplish this monumental feat in aviation. This year marks the 30th anniversary of that flight. Recount some of the defining moments of Rutan and Yeager’s extraordinary flight.

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Megan, EAA 1171719, is EAA’s staff writer, regularly contributing to both print and digital publications. She’s an aspiring pilot, a passionate aviation enthusiast, and an avid learner of just about everything. E-mail Megan at mesau@eaa.org.