Upside-Down Pangborn: First Across the Pacific
Special | 57m 14s
Clyde Pangborn, a Northwest native, lived a life pushing the aviation envelope. A combination of daredevil and calculating engineer. Pang perfected his flying skills in the 1920s as a barnstormer, performing death-defying feats, such as, walking on wings and his signature stunt of flying upside down In 1931, Pangborn was first to cross the Pacific nonstop, landing in Wenatchee, Washington.