Award-winning aerospace engineer known for his experimental, record-breaking plane. He began building and developing fully-functional model airplanes when he was eight years of age. His Voyager art circled the globe without a solitary refueling quit, and his SpaceShipOne came into space twice during the period of fourteen days. His sibling, Dick Rutan, piloted many of his experimental plane. His GlobalFlyer plane task was sponsored by Virgin Atlantic, an flight going by Richard Branson.