1979 Aviation Pioneers Wiley Post

Wiley Hardeman Post (1898 – 1935) American aviator, the first pilot to fly solo around the world. Also known for his work in high altitude flying, Post helped develop one of the first pressure suits and discovered the jet stream.  Wiley Post and Will Rogers (comic actor) were killed when Post's aircraft crashed on takeoff  in Alaska 1935.

 No.: sg 1775
Country United States of America
Date 1979
Disability Eye Patch
Meta United States of America, 1979, Air, Aviation, Pioneers, Wiley Post, Blind, Eye Patch, philately, stamps, digital disability, theme, disabled, postage stamps, outside centre,
Number sg 1775


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