Eddie August Schneider

Eddie August Schneider

Born: October 20, 1911

Died: December 23, 1940


Occupation: Aviator

Biography: Eddie August Henry Schneider set three transcontinental airspeed records for pilots under the age of twenty-one in 1930. His plane was a Cessna Model AW with a Warner-Scarab engine, one of only 48 built, that he called The Kangaroo. He set the east-to-west, then the west-to-east, and the combined round trip record.