“The last time Dick Rutan flew towards the western horizon was on Dec. 14, 1986, when he and copilot Jeana Yeager set the last great aviation record by flying around the world, nonstop and unrefueled, in nine days, three minutes and 44 seconds in an aircraft called Voyager, designed by his younger brother, legendary aircraft designer Burt Rutan,” family members said in a press release.