BirthdayNovember 22, 1899
BirthplaceGrand Saline, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Wiley Post

    Full name: Wiley Post
    Also known as: Wiley Hardeman Post, Wiley Post, Post, Wiley Hardeman
    Professions: First pilot to fly around the world

  2. Wiley Post Death information

    Died: Thursday, 15th of August, 1935 (Age: 35)

  3. Wiley Post Biography

    Wiley Hardeman Post (November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935) was a famed American aviator during the period known as the Golden Age of Aviation, 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. On August 15, 1935, Post and American humorist Will Rogers were killed when Post's aircraft crashed on takeoff from a lagoon near Point Barrow in the Territory of Alaska.Post's Lockheed Vega aircraft, the Winnie Mae, was on display at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center from 2003 to 2011. It is now featured in the "Time and Navigation" gallery on the second floor of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

  4. Wiley Post Family

    Spouse: Mae Laine
    Parents: William Francis Post and Mae Quinlan Post

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