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Steve Fossett (Pilot) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Steve Fossett
James Stephen Fossett was an American businessman and a record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer. He was the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon and in a fixed-wing aircraft. He made his fortune in the financial services industry and held world records for five nonstop circumnavigations of the Earth: as a long-distance solo balloonist, as a sailor, and as a solo flight fixed-wing aircraft pilot. A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, Fossett set more than one hundred records in five different sports, sixty of which still stood at the time of his death. He broke three of the seven absolute world records for fixed-wing aircraft recognized by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, all in his Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer. In 2002, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Aero Club of the UK, and was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2007.
BornJames Stephen Fossett, April 22, 1944, Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedSeptember 3, 2007, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, U.S.
Cause of deathPlane crash
Alma materGarden Grove High School, Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University
Known forsetting a large number of world records as an adventurer, sailor and aviator

About Steve Fossett

Pilot Steve Fossett was born on April 22, 1944 in Tennessee, United States (He dies at the age of 63, on September 3, 2007).

American pilot and adventurer who completed five round-the-world trips, including one in a hot air balloon.

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Steve Fossett before becoming famous

Steve Fossett was born in the Zodiac sign Taurus (The Bull), and 1944 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Monkey (猴).

He made his money on Wall Street and used it to fuel his daring career as an aviator.

Achievement of Steve Fossett

He vanished as he was prepared to fly over Nevada.

Steve Fossett's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

In 1968, he married Peggy Fossett.

Steve Fossett Collabed with

Entrepreneur Richard Branson, a fellow adventurer and aviation pioneer, was a personal friend of his.

Steve Fossett Income & Net worth

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Steve Fossett Height and Weight

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Latest information about Steve Fossett updated on March 10 2023.