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Mattern, Jimmy. Jimmy Mattern (?-1991) was a pilot in the 1930s who flew around the world in 1933. In 1936 a fictionalized version of Mattern was the hero of the Celebrity Pulp radio serial The Diary of Jimmy Mattern, written by Darrell Ware.

The fictional version of Jimmy Mattern has the typical adventures of a radio show aviator.

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