Bernardi, Mario de

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Bernardi, Mario de Gender: M
born on 1 July 1893 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Venosa, Italy, 40n57, 15e49
Timezone RMT m12e29 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 09°44' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 03°59 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 28°26'

Mario de Bernardi (1928)


Italian World War I fighter pilot, seaplane air racer of the 1920s, and test pilot of early Italian experimental jets. He set the world seaplane speed record of 396 kmph (246 mph) on 13 November 1926. Four days later, on 17 November 1926, he broke his own record, attaining a speed in the same M.39 of 416 km per hour (258 mph) over a circuit of 3 km (1.9 mi) at Hampton Roads.

On 8 April 1959 de Bernardi went to a Rome airport to see a German light plane demonstration, and flew his own light plane, showing off his aerobatic skills. While in the air, he began to experience a heart attack. He managed to land the aircraft, only to die minutes later at the age of 65.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Gauquelin, vol. 1, no. 330, quoted by AA database, and CURA [1]. Gauquelin gives 11:10:04 CET, which equates to 11:00 LMT [Chris Mitchell].


  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Heart attack)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military career
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military