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Item Number
999VI3238
Record Number
542463
Title
Vietnam Center and Archive 2012 Guest Lecture Series - Dick Rutan
Language
English
# of Media
1
Creation Date
27 September 2012
Collection
Vietnam Center Collection
Media Type
Moving Image (Digital)
Length
123:57 min/sec
Thanks To
The Guest Lecture Series is made possible by a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation
Physical Location
Not Listed
Description
Dick Rutan served in the Air Force in Vietnam, flying over 325 combat missions. Following his time in the military, Rutan continued his aviation career, earning many honors, breaking many world records, and being inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame. In 1986 he was the first person to fly nonstop around the globe without refueling. He received the Presidential Citizen's Medal of Honor, and his plane "Voyager" now hangs in the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum
Citation
Vietnam Center and Archive 2012 Guest Lecture Series - Dick Rutan,  27 September 2012, Vietnam Center Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=999VI3238>.
Pub. Credit Line
999VI3238, Vietnam Center Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 15 Oct 2012[Updated: 22 Oct 2012]

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