Tag: aviation

Livermore Teen Pilot Plans Solo Flight Around The World (California)

Aviation enthusiast Trystyn Clark has soaring dreams — literally — when he turns 18. The 16-year-old student pilot from Livermore is charting, mapping and eagerly anticipating a solo, around-the-world flight, with stops in 20-plus countries, to tout the thrills of aviation. “This is my love and passion, and it’s been like that since I was […]

Ham’s Project Amelia Earhart Flight Nears End

The Amelia Earhart commemorative round-the-world flight by pilot Brian Lloyd, WB6RQN, has begun heading over the Pacific Ocean, landing first on July 23 at Pago Pago in American Samoa, and then in Hawaii via a symbolic flyover of Howland Island. Lloyd has contacted hundreds of other radio amateurs from Spirit, his Mooney M20K 231, with […]

Ham Radio Aviator WB6RQN Reaches Approximate Half-Way Point of Round-the-World Flight

Texas radio amateur and pilot Brian Lloyd, WB6RQN, is right on schedule on his commemorative Amelia Earhart round-the-world flight. He reached Darwin, Australia, on July 1, in time to enjoy the local hospitality as well as some Territory Day celebration events, including a fireworks display. Greeting Lloyd upon his arrival in Australia was Stuie Birkin, […]

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