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2008-11-05 15:45:00

Results of DNA tests have confirmed that two large bones found last Wednesday near the wreckage of a plane in California are those of millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett, according to police.

2008-10-04 18:00:03

By Lucy Bogustawski MILLIONAIRE adventurer Steve Fossett died when his plane slammed into a mountain on a cloudy day. The discovery comesmore than a year since the record-breaker disappeared while hunting for a suitable location to try to break the current land speed record.

2008-07-15 15:00:37

ICON Aircraft, a new light-sport aircraft manufacturer, achieved an important milestone with a successful maiden test flight of the ICON A5 amphibious (land and sea capable) sport plane.

2006-12-15 16:17:41

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) will reveal the names of its enshrinee Class of 2007 tonight at a dinner celebrating the 103rd Anniversary of the Wright Brothers first powered flight. Noted test and fighter pilot, Colonel Joe Kittinger, USAF (Ret.), a 1997 enshrinee of the NAHF, will make the announcement to open his keynote address at the event.

2006-02-11 13:14:08

LONDON (Reuters) - Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett broke the record for long-distance flight without refueling on Saturday, making an emergency landing in southern England after flying 26,389 miles, his team said.

2006-02-11 15:55:00

Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett broke the record for long-distance flight without refuelling on Saturday, making a hazardous emergency landing in southern England after flying 26,389 miles.

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2006-02-10 18:20:00

Adventurer Steve Fossett on Friday altered his route over the Atlantic Ocean to make up for lost fuel and weak winds in his quest to break aviation's distance record.

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2006-02-10 06:25:00

Adventurer Steve Fossett flew past the halfway point in his effort to break aviation's distance record, even as a fuel leak, soaring heat in the cockpit and weak winds jeopardized his quest.

2006-02-08 14:32:57

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Millionaire U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett took off in an experimental plane on Wednesday on an 80-hour flight that he hopes will set a nonstop distance record.

2006-02-08 09:34:10

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett took off in an experimental plane on Wednesday on an 80-hour flight that he hopes will set a nonstop distance record.


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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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