Top News on Steve Fossett

  • MISSING IN ACTION: 10 Famous aircraft disappearance mysteries


    A list of aircraft incidents that still pose a conundrum to the industry


  • Other News for Steve Fossett

  • Sabreliner crew to attempt world record flight


    On 19 March Capt Riccardo Mortara and his crew will set off from Geneva in a Sabreliner business jet on a mission to...


  • ACCA first flight breaks new ground


    Lockheed Martin will work through November to expand the flight envelope of an experimental aircraft testing new...


  • Fossett crash report provides questions, not answers


    Without attempting to provide a probable cause for the...


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  • MISSING IN ACTION: 10 Famous aircraft disappearance mysteries

    News | 19 Dec 2014 16:06 | David Learmount

    A list of aircraft incidents that still pose a conundrum to the industryhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MISSING-IN-ACTION-10-Famous-aircraft-disappearance-mysteries-407269/
  • Sabreliner crew to attempt world record flight

    News | 01 Mar 2010 14:30 | Kate Sarsfield

    On 19 March Capt Riccardo Mortara and his crew will set off from Geneva in a Sabreliner business jet on a mission to set the record for the fastest flight around the world.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sabreliner-crew-to-attempt-world-record-flight-338916/
  • NTSB: Downdrafts downed Fossett

    News | 09 Jul 2009 21:16 | John Croft

    The NTSB has determined that the most likely cause of the crash that killed adventurer Steve Fossett on 3 September was “an inadvertent encounter with downdrafts that exceeded the climb capability of the airplane.”http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-Downdrafts-downed-Fossett-329497/
  • ACCA first flight breaks new ground

    News | 08 Jun 2009 12:00 | Stephen Trimble

    Lockheed Martin will work through November to expand the flight envelope of an experimental aircraft testing new composite materials that could revolutionise...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ACCA-first-flight-breaks-new-ground-327389/
  • Fossett crash report provides questions, not answers

    News | 10 Mar 2009 11:00 | David Learmount

    Without attempting to provide a probable cause for the...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fossett-crash-report-provides-questions-not-answers-323590/
  • NTSB investigating crash debris believed to be Fossett's aircraft

    News | 02 Oct 2008 14:00 | Stephen Trimble

    <P>Federal aviation safety investigators were dispatched today to examine a newly-discovered <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/09/05/216575/aviation-adventurer-steve-fossett-missing-during-citabria-super-decathlon-flight.html">crash&nbsp;site possibly linked to Steve Fossett, a pilot and adventurer missing for more than a year</A> and presumed dead.</P> <P>Wreckage located “in the vicinity” of Mammoth Lakes, California, near where a hiker found Fossett’s personal effects, is believed to be from the crashed Bellanca aircraft piloted by Fossett when he vanished on 3 September 2007, the US National Transportation Safety Board announced today.</P> <P>A hiker earlier this week found a weathered sweatshirt and identification cards printed with Fossett’s name.&nbsp; </P> <P>An airborne search party dispatched to the scene found wreckage located nearby in a wooded, mountainous area, and at an elevation of about 10,000ft above sea level. The area is roughly 65mi from the Fohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-investigating-crash-debris-believed-to-be-Fossetts-aircraft-316775/