Post, Wiley, 1898-1935
- Existence: 1898-1935
Wiley Hardeman Post (November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935) was a famed American aviator during the interwar period, the first pilot to fly solo around the world. Also known for his work in high-altitude flying, Post helped develop one of the first pressure suits and discovered the jet stream. On August 15, 1935, Post and American humorist Will Rogers were killed when Post's aircraft crashed on takeoff from a lagoon near Point Barrow in the Territory of Alaska.
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Scope and Contents Individuals whose names begin with P: Packard, David [Chairman, Hewlett-Packard Company] Brief resume"Packard Wary of Industry Diversification," Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 29, 1973"Packard Accepts Jackson Award," [Seattle Times?], undatedAdditional, short pieces about Packard Packard, Patrick H. [Aviation artist and historian] ...