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SWITZERLAND
The 11th Earthrounders Meeting will
take place in Switzerland from
22nd to 27th September 2020.
We have been invited by Daniel and Sarah Ramseier of the Handiflight Group.
A short video shows their activities:
https://vimeo.com/87975460
and their RTW project:
Handiflight.com.



Click for larger pictures.

Details will be published here
as soon as they are available.
Please keep checking this space.
Looking forward at meeting you all there.



CHINA MEETING
ZHENGZHOU

郑州

The 10th Earthrounders Meeting took place in Zhengzhou, Province of Henan, China, during the Zhengzhou Annual AirShow.


Zhengzhou Meeting Daily Reports and Portraits of the Participants



PROJECTED CIRCUMNAVIGATIONS 2018

Donald McCulloch (RTW 1986) is planning another RTW in his Aerostar in 2020.
CURRENT CIRCUMNAVIGATIONS 2018
The Handiglight team (2 CTLS and a Commache) has left Geneva on November 18, 2018.
Wolfgang Reichenberger in a Diamond DA42NG, N430PS, is now in Japan.

RECENTlLY COMPLETED CIRCUMNAVIGATIONS 2018

Roland Szász, and Zoltan Fülöp have landed at Targu Mures Airport in Transylvania. in their PA46-350P, 'Transylvania Maverick' , T7-HEY, from. Dr. Edwin Galkin (RTW 1988 and RTW 2004) and Martin Balk have landed on November 0, 2018 on Edwin Galkin third RTW,
Luke Lyson in a Cirrus DF50 Vision Jet. He landed at Renton KRNTon Novemeberber 16th, 2018.
Logan Tinley, 19, of Fort Worth, Texas, cpmpleted his RTW in his Mooney Ovation N9159Q.
Fahr Alam landed his RTW from Clearwater Florida on November 1, 2018 in a Pilatus PC 12, N9854Z.

Mason William Andrews landed at Monroe Regional Airport, Louisiana, on 6th October 2018 onboard N7278C / PA32R
Andrey Borisevich and Alexander Tsenter in their Cessna 182T, EW-490LL
Georg and Tim Kraus in D-EMDT.
John Koehler in his RV-9 A
Three Russian sea planes with 7 crews are flying along the Northern Polar Circle.
Olivier Ruedin in a P46T.
Ruben Dias and Mischa Gelb in a Robinson R66 Turbine.
Dejeou Chou and William Archer Eclipse 500, N287WM.
German Hucke in his PA-46, CC-AQZ
Georges Adam in his PC-12/45 C-GSAG
Peter Wilson and Matthew Gallagher in a Robinson 66 Turbine Helicopter

MESSAGES

Click here for details.

November 11, 2015: Bruce Andrews wants to buy a 160 gallon Turtle-Pac tank.
Full details on the messages page

August 31, 2015: Ron Siwik (RTW 2008) is selling his Bonanza tip tanks.


August 19, 2015: Heinz Peier is selling several items (Iridium phone, rescue Suit, etc).

August 11, 2015: I am looking for a pilot interested in joining me on a round- the-world trip by a two-engine plane

June 20, 2014; From Wolf Shroen: We still have 5 x 55-gal drums of Avgas for sale in Adak. Any interested parties can email me at wolf_schroen(at)hotmail.com

January 14, 2014: Looking to buy or rent ferry tank or 'Dolly Paton' tanks with 120+ gallon capacity for Beechcraft Bonanza (A36).
Please contact by email:
babars@allscribe.com
Indiana, USA
Cell: 317.809.4229

NEW BOOKS AND DVDs

Flying 7 Continents Solo by Harry R. Anderson


CHASING THE MORNING SUN by Manuel Queiroz


FLYING CARPETS, FLYING WINGS by Barbara H. Schultz


AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS by Wg Cmder Monga

UPON SILVER WINGS II by CarolAnn Garrat

POLAR FIRST by Jennifer Murray

GREAT CIRCLE, The World Eastbound by Stephan and Nicolas Perren


FAI BADGE
The new FAI Circumnavigator Badge.
Have you applied for your Badge yet ???

Click here for details.
And list of holders

GOLD STAR AWARD
FOR WEB EXCELLENCE

First recipient of the Earthrounders Gold Star Award for Web Site excellence.
http://www.worldflight2006.de
Details of the Award

Earlier Notices (2018)

Earlier Notices (2017)
Earlier Notices (2016)
Earlier Notices (2015)
Earlier Notices (2014)
Earlier Notices (2013)
Earlier Notices (2012)
Earlier Notices (2011)
Earlier Notices (2010)
Earlier Notices (2009)
Earlier Notices (2008)
Earlier Notices (2007)
Earlier Notices (2006)
Earlier Notices (2005)
Earlier Notices (2004)
Earlier Notices (2003)
Earlier Notices (2002)
Earlier Notices (2001)



 

Welcome to Earthrounders.com


This site is a register of pilots who have flown around the world in light aircraft (*).
It records the pilots and their aircraft in chronological order,
and aims to inspire others who have similar flying dreams.
(*) Maximum weight 7000 kg.

What is an Earthrounder? Are you one?   More...
 


PHOTO OF THE MONTH


Tomasz Wojtowicz's Cessan 152
Dominic Republic.
RTW 2014-2017

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Database #: 612




  Previous Photos of the Month 2000 to 2005
  Previous Photos of the Month 2005 to 2008
  Previous Photos of the Month 2009 to 2010
  Previous Photos of the Month 2010 to 2013
  Previous Photos of the Month 2013 to 2014
  Previous Photos of the Month 2016
  Previous Photos of the Month 2017

  Previous Photos of the Month 2018


Earlier Notices (2018)

Earlier Notices (2016)   Earlier Notices (2017)
Earlier Notices (2015)   Earlier Notices (2008)
Earlier Notices (2014)   Earlier Notices (2007)
Earlier Notices (2013)   Earlier Notices (2006)
Earlier Notices (2012)   Earlier Notices (2005)
Earlier Notices (2011)   Earlier Notices (2003)
Earlier Notices (2010)   Earlier Notices (2002)
Earlier Notices (2009)   Earlier Notices (2001)


Noticeboard:

December 7, 2018:
Many thanks to Jorge Cornish for a new video of the 2011 Earthrounders Meeting in Vienna, Austria.
https://youtu.be/hOtmawyflGs

December 7, 2018:
Congratulations to Roland Szász, and Zoltan Fülöp for the completion of their RTW in their Malibu Mirage T7-HEY.
They landed at Targu Mures Airport (LRTM) on December 5, 2018.

Photo of their Malibu Mirage

December 6, 2018:
Congratulations to Dr. Edwin Galkin & Martin Balk for the completion of Dr. Galkin third RTW (1988 and 2004) in the same Cessna Centurion N2160S. They landed on November 30, 2018.
Many thanks to Andrew R, for the information.


November 26, 2018:
Many thanks to Harry Anderson (RTW 2011) for sending this You Tube video of his solo flight over the North Pole in his Lancair Columbia N788W.
It can be viewed here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vpYY0MHDwQ
Larger picture of Harry's Lancair



November 21, 2018:
Congratulations to Luke Lysen for the completion of his RTW in his Cirrus DF50 Vision Jet, N9943H. He landed back at Renton, Washington on Friday, November 16.
https://www.theflightacademy.com/
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November 20, 2018:
Yesterday, Handiflight Around the World set off on their long mission.
Two CTLS aircraft equipped with hand controls (HB-WYA and HB-WYB), that will be flown by paraplegic pilots Mike Lomberg (South Africa), Guillaume Féral (France) and Paolo Pocobelli (Italy), with a following Comanche (HB-OVW), departed Geneva for Verona. Their aim is to change people's perception of disability and combat prejudices. They are courageous and well-humoured guys.
Follow them on their site https://handiflight.com/en/
or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/handiflight/
or track their flight on: "https://handiflight.com/en/tracking/?fbclid=IwAR3Qhec3AdHBaWeX8wkifbjmL1zIERN9U57WK35Oe74c49Zogt1A_DmHHH8.
Larger picture of their arrival in Verona (Italy),

If they are coming to your area, please give them a warm welcome!

November 9, 2018:
Congratulations to Logan Tinley, 19, of Fort Worth, Texas, for the competion of his RTW in his Mooney Ovation N9159Q.
The aim of the flight was to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research.


November 7, 2018:
Luke Lysen is flying a Cirrus DF50 Vision Jet.He departed KRNT, flying East on October 12th, 2018 and Landed in Zhuhai, China (ZGSD) and will shortly be flying to Taiwan, Japan, Russia, Alaska and back to Renton Washington.
https://www.theflightacademy.com/
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November 1, 2018:
Peter Wilson (RTW 2017) is getting ready for more adventures in his Robinson R66 helicopter.
http://www.facebook.com/threejourneysround
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November 1, 2018:
Congratulations to Fakhr Alam for the completon of his RTW in a Pilatus PC 12, N9854Z. He landed back in Florida on November 1, 2018.
www.missionparwaaz.com
Larger photo.


October 31, 2018:
Dr. Edwin Galkin (RTW 1988 and RTW 2004) and Martin Balk have launched Edwin Galkin third RTW, on October 26, 2018 from Edison NJ in the same Cessna Centurion N2160S.
Many thanks to Andrew R, for the information.
They are now in the Mediteranean.
Larger photo.
http://aroundtheworldagain3.com/

October 26, 2018:
Wolfgang Reichenberger ( N430PS) landed in Auckland (NZ) after a long and painful approach...
Fahr Alam ( N98547Z) departed Darwin for Ambon.
Roland Szász, and Zoltan Fülöp (T7-HEY) on their way to Darwin.
Thanks to Mile Condon (NZ) for the info and photo.:
N430PS
Thanks to Sid Mitchell (Darwin) for the photos:
N9854Z
T7-HEY

N430PS

N9854Z

T7-HEY

October 20, 2018:
Announcing a new fascinating book by Don Ledger on the life, success and adventurees of Earthrounder David Mcculloch (RTW 1986).
Details

October 20, 2018:
Three RTW are on their ways and doing well:
Roland Szász, and Zoltan Fülöp in their Malibu Mirage T7-HEY are in Chiang Mai (Thailand),
Wolfgang Reichenberger in his DA42 N430PS is in Adelaide (South Australia).
Fahr Alam in his PC12 N98947Z is in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Wishing them all fair weather and success.

October 13, 2018
Congratulations to Mason William Andrews for the completion of his solo RTW on board N7278C / PA32R.
He landed at Monroe Regional Airport, Louisiana, United States on October 6, 2018.
He is now the youngest RTW pilot at 18 years, 5 months and 10 days of age.

www.medcampsmision.org
See records page for details.




October 11, 2018
Fakhr-e-Alam has departed Clearwater, Florida (KPIE) on October 10 on his RTW in a Pilatus PC12,
N98947Z and is now in Goose Bay, Greenland (CYYR).
www.missionparwaaz.com







October 3, 2018
Roland Szász, and Zoltan Fülöp will start an Eastbound RTW on October 9, 2018 in their PA46-350P, 'Transylvania Maverick', from Targu Mures / Transylvania airport / Romania.
Wishing them fair winds and blue skies!
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September 26, 2018
Wolfgang Reichenberger is in Japan and will start his 'Phase 3' toward the Philippines-Sulawesi-East Timor-Australia to NZ/Ardmore-Auckland.

September 24, 2018
F Alam is annnouncing his departure on October 8th, from Clearwater, Florida for a RTW in a Pilatus PC12.
Wishing him fair winds and blue skies!

September 21, 2018
Lola Odujinrin (RTW 2017) announces his new Website:
www.lolaodujinrin.com
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September 18, 2018
Congratulations to Andrey Borisevich and Alexander Tsenter for the completion of their RTW from Belarus in their Cessna 182T, EW-490LL.
They landed on September 15, 2018.

http://en.letim.by

September 18, 2018
From Wei Chen, our host in China:
Just had a Mini-Earthrounder Reunion in South Africa. Visited the The Airplane Factory in Johannesburg.
James Pitman is the best host. They flew this airplane around the world three times.
Love our community.

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September 11, 2018
Congratulations to Georg and Tim Kraus for the completion of their RTW in D-EMDT.
That was the C210 used in 2009 by Ludwig Freiling and Jurgens Hoch.

www.onetwozerozero.com
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September 6, 2018
From Alexander Tsenter and Andrey Borisevich:
We crossed Russia, Alaska and the US and are now on the East shore (close to Boston)
We did 20,000 km in 105 flight hours, 21 day (5 days off, not flying).


September 5, 2018
Congratulations to John Koehler for the completion of his Eastbound RTW, in his Van's RV-9A, N944JK.
Larger picture
Details of the Flight.

September 4, 2018
Congratulations to Shaesta Waiz as her speed record has been approved by the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) in Switzerland as a World record (record ID 18257).
Honolulu, HI to Oakland, CA, 272.22 km/h, (166.05 mph)
Class C, Aeroplanes
Subclass: C-1d, Group: I (Internal Combustion)
Beechcraft Bonanza A36, N364ER


August 31, 2018
Congratulations to the Russian crew members for the completion of their polar RTW in their La-8 and Borey amphibian russian aircraft.
They were:
Valery Tokarev, cosmonaut, former test pilot (Borey, La-8)
Sergey Alafinov, private pilot, Aerovolga CEO (La-8)
Vladimir Evstafyev, B747C captain, former Beriev test pilot (La-8)
Oleg Atkov, cosmonaut, private pilot (La-8)
Dmitry Suslakov, private pilot, Aerovolga chief designer (La-8, Borey)
Andrey Ivanov, private pilot, AOPA Russia director (Borey, La-8)
Loïc Blaise (France), private pilot, former commercial seaplane pilot (Borey, La-8)

Thank you to Ignat Solovey of Flight TV.ru for the details and for this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUQh18XsdTU

August 26, 2018
Congratulations to Olivier Ruedin for the completion of his Westbound RTW, in his P46J, HB-PSK.
Larger photo




August 19, 2018
Alexander Tsenter and Andrey Borisevich have started their RTW from Belarus in their Cessna 182T, EW-490LL in an easterly direction.
http://en.letim.by
http://letim.by
Instagram: letimby and #letimby

Wishing them fair winds and blue skies...
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August 13, 2018
Great news from White Rose Aviation:
Kiribati Oil Co (KOil) have agreed to supply avgas 100LL at PLCH (Kiribati, aka Christmas Island) but it must be preordered well in advance.
Not too sure of lead in time. I would suggest that pilots prepay as well to hopefully be extra safe.


Note: there is still no Avgas in Pago Pago and on Easter Island.

August 12, 2018
Wolfgang Reichenberger and his wife Monica are on their way in their DA42NG, N430PS. After crossing he Atlantic, they are in Vienna, Austria.
They can be followed on these two videos:
PART 1
PART 2

August 11, 2018
Congratulations to Ruben Dias and Mischa Gelb for the completion of their RTW in a Robinson R66 Turbine.
Their flight was an 'Equatorial with crossing 2 Antipodes' (Neiva, Colombia and Palembang, Indonesia).
Larger picture
www.epicworldtour.com

August 3, 2018
From Sergey Terekhin, our host in Russia in 2014:
Three Russian seaplanes are flying around the Globe, mostly along the Northern Polar Circle.
Sergey Alafimov, Valery Tokarev (cosmonaut ) and Andrey Ivanov. (They attended Saint Petersburg meeting in 2014) are among the 7 crew members.
They started on July 4th and are at the moment in Greenland..
It's possible to follow them online:
LA-8T, RA-0778G
LA-8, RA-0344G
Borey, RA-2877G
Thank you Sergey.

July 31, 2018
From Adam Broome:
A few Earthrounders got together last Tuesday (July 24) at Airventure in Oshkosh. We met beside Adrian Eichhorn’s 1962 P35 Bonanza, which was on display in the Vintage area.
Thank you Adam.
Full size picture with names.



July 28, 2018
Our host in Zhenhzhou, ei Chen meeting with Brian Lloyd in Osh.
Any other RTW pilots meeting there? Please send your photos.
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July 25, 2018
From Brian Lloyd (RTW 2017):
Where are the Earthrounders at OSH this year?
I would like to meet others who have flown around the world.
I'm doing a forum on my flight on Friday at 1130 in Forum 7.


Larger picture of Brian's Mooney



July 16, 2018
Olivier Ruedin of Swizterland is in Alaska on a Westbound RTW in a P46J Jet prop after leaving Zurich on June 6th.
Wishing him fair winds and blue skies.

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