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#24: Pilots a 747

On January 22 of 1970, the first Boeing 747 entered service on a Pan Am flight between New York and London, and a new era of Jumbo Jet travel was born. But it was old news to Arnold Palmer—he'd already piloted the 747.

#21: Lands on an Aircraft Carrier

A lauded pilot with nearly 20,000 hours in the cockpit, Arnold Palmer had the opportunity to take to the skies with some of aviation's greatest pilots when he flew with both the Navy's Blue Angels and the Air Force's Thunderbirds.