First non-stop, around-the-world flight

December 23, 1983 – This day in aviation history

Voyager Succeed in Historic Flight

World Circuit, on One Load of Fuel, Ends in California

On Dec. 23, 1986, the experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, completed the first non-stop, around-the-world flight without refueling as it landed safely at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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