Harold Gatty

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wikipedia.org Harold Gatty

Harold Charles Gatty (5 January 1903 – 30 August 1957) was an Australian navigator and aviation pioneer. Charles Lindbergh called Gatty the “Prince of Navigators”.[1] In 1931, Gatty served as navigator, along with pilot Wiley Post, on the flight which set the record for aerial circumnavigation of the world, flying a distance of 15,747 miles (24,903 km) in a Lockheed Vega named the Winnie Mae, in 8 days, 15 hours and 51 minutes.

book at amazon Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass Paperback – by Harold Gatty (Author)