|Other: Dyott & Company Ltd. |
Other: G.M. Dyott
|Dates: ||1883, 6 February - 1972, 2 August|
|Born: ||US, NY, New York|
|Died: ||US, NY, New York|
|Active: ||Peru / Ecuador|
A pioneer of aviation including early night flights. During the First World War he was a squadron commander in the Royal Naval Air Service. After the war he became an explorer of the Amazonian jungle with an expedition in 1927 revisiting the "River of Doubt" expedition of Theodore Roosevelt and Cāndido Rondon and in 1828 he led a search for Percy Fawcett, a lost British explorer. His company Dyott & Company Ltd. of Lima, Peru, took aerial photographs, landscapes and ethic scenes that were sold as postcards. Later in life in 1947 he led a further two expeditions in Ecuador searching for lost treasure of the Incas.
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