Fossett Does It

Our man Steve Fossett has made aviation history. Hey, we knew he
would, but now the job is done. Fossett finished the longest nonstop flight in history when he landed his Virgin
Atlantic Global Flyer at Bournemouth  International Airport, in southern England. Apparently it was a close call
right up to the last moment. He had some kind of generator problem and blew two tires when he hit the ground earlier
today. That ended the ride a bit short of where he wanted to be, but he still broke the record, flying 26,389 miles in
about 76 hours. And of course British gazzillionaire Richard Branson was there. Man,
that’s so cool.