List Of Aviators

This is a list of notable aviators.

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While all of these people were pilots (and some still are), many are also noted for contributions in areas such as aircraft design and manufacturing, navigation or popularization.

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Other famous figures with an aviation history

The following is a list of notable people from various professions who are also pilots:

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  • Maie Casey, Australian pioneer aviator, poet, librettist, biographer, memoirist and artist; wife of Richard Casey; Governor-General of Australia, 1969-74
  • Kirby Chambliss, American aerobatics world champion
  • Roy Clark, American musician
  • Dave Coulier, American actor and comedian
  • Tom Cruise, American actor

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  • Roald Dahl, British novelist, short story writer and screenwriter
  • Terry Deitz, American television personality
  • Glen Dell, South African commercial airline trainer and aerobatics pilot
  • John Denver, American country music/folk singer-songwriter and folk rock musician
  • Mukul Dev, Indian actor
  • Bruce Dickinson, English singer, TV presenter, airline pilot
  • Michael Dorn, American actor
  • Billie Dove, American actress
  • Jerry Doyle, American talk radio host, right-libertarian political commentator and television actor
  • Jeff Dunham, American ventriloquist and stand-up comedian.

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  • Lea Gabrielle, American fighter pilot turned journalist, Correspondent for Fox News Channel
  • Rajiv Gandhi, prime minister of India 1984-1989, son of India's first female prime minister Indira Gandhi
  • David Gilmour, English musician, best known as the guitarist, lead singer and one of the songwriters in the rock band Pink Floyd
  • John Glenn, American astronaut and former Ohio senator
  • Hermann Göring, German politician, military leader and a leading member of the Nazi party
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar, American actor
  • Kirby Grant, Sky King
  • Ken Griffey Jr., Major League Baseball 13-time All-Star

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  • Gary Numan, English singer, musician, composer, air display pilot, flying examiner

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  • Chuck Scarborough, American journalist; veteran television news anchor for WNBC (Channel 4 New York)
  • Carlo Schmid, youngest solo pilot to fly around the world
  • Jon Scott, American journalist, anchor for Fox News channel
  • Ryan Shore, Grammy and Emmy Award-nominated composer for film, television, games, theater and records
  • Nevil Shute, popular British novelist; successful aeronautical engineer
  • Dean Smith, American pioneer pilot
  • James Stewart, popular American actor

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  • Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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  • Gore Vidal, American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, essayist, short story writer, actor and politician
  • Mike Vogel, American actor

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