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25 Years Later: An Aviation Legend Remembers

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Posted on September 18th, 2009 at 9:18 am

In 1984, at the age of 56, fighter pilot, daredevil and American aviation hero Joe Kittinger completed the first solo trans-Atlantic balloon flight from Maine to Italy. 25 years later, he shares his story with Growing Bolder.  Here's a sneak peek shot from Joe's home on the 25th anniversary of the historic crossing.

Stay tuned! We'll soon be adding the complete interview with Colonel Joe Kittinger, with details from his landing, the celebration, what he's passionate about now and much more.

More Kittinger exploits:
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--Historic Leap of Faith
--I Was a POW With John McCain
--Michael Jackson's Private Pilot
--Mystery of Roswell Alien Sightings Revealed
--Joe Kittinger: Living Legend on The Growing Bolder Radio Show



Total Length: 02:39 Views: 3,987 Comments: 0 Favorited: 0 Rating: 5 Votes: 1

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