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By Kevin. Born on November 22, 1898. Van Zandt County, Texas Also a scientific inventor.

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1 By Kevin

2 Born on November 22, Van Zandt County, Texas Also a scientific inventor.

3 When he saw his saw his first air show and loved it. Age 11 Mid 1920s he bought first airplane.

4 Post Developed the pressure suit so that you could fly into the stratosphere. Also developed the first auto pilot.

5 Wiley Post flew a Lockheed Vega nicknamed Winnie Mae. Amelia Earhart and Ruth Nichols also flew that type of plane.

6 Flew around the world twice. -Once with navigator Harold Gatty (1931) -Another time solo (1933)

7 Died in Point Barrow, Alaska on August 15, Was taking off in bad weather with little fuel and crashed and died. Wife sold his plane.


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