By Evelyn Nieves and Scott Sonner / The Bulletin
October 5, 2008
RENO, Nev. — The sky was clear that morning, the wind light. Steve Fossett took off alone from hotel magnate Barron Hilton’s ranch about 70 miles southeast of Reno in a blue and white stunt plane with orange stripes and blue sunbursts on the wings.
It was supposed to be a....