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Pilot(s) name(s)
First name:John
Surname: Giddens
Nationality: UK

First name:Hallin
Surname: Giddens

Other people who may have flown part of the journey:

First name:Dave
Surname: Moreau
Leg(s) flown: 9

First name:Jennifer
Surname: Moreau
Leg(s) flown: 9

First name:Yeow
Surname: Meng
Leg(s) flown: 6


Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon…): Single engine turboprop
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Daher Socata
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): TBM900
Type: (i.e. A35): TBM900
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): None
Registration: N755JG
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Westbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North Via Greenland, (Ilulissat)
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North (Aleutians)
Date of departure: June 2d, 2016
Point of departure: Seletar (WSSL), Singapore.
Date of return to point of departure: August 17th, 2016
Point of return: Seletar (WSSL), Singapore.
Duration: (days): 77 days
Duration: (flying hours): 105.8 hours,
Distance flown: 20927 NM


Itinerary:
Seletar,
Bandar Aceh,
Colombo,
Ahmedabad,
Muscat,
Bahrain,
Aqaba,
Corfu,
Sion,
Bournemouth,
Stornoway,
Reykjavik,
Ilulisat,
Iqaluit,
Quebec,
Bangor,
Frederick,
Oshkosh,
Jackson Hole,
Victoria,
Terrace Kitimat,
Prince Rubert,
Anchorage,
Unalaska,
Adak,
Petropavlovsk.
New Chitose,
Okayama,
Taipei,
Macau,
Siem Reap,
Singapore.


How many overnight stops did you make? : 19
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 11
How many any countries did you visit? : 13
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : Aircraft fitted with (and used during the RTW trip): VHF, HFR, Sat Phone (Voice and text).
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? No
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Arrange own handling, FPLs and other logistics.
If not, which company did you use?: Permits by Overflight (Paul Portnoi).
Which insurance company did you use? : Brokers BMG Aviation (Australia), Underwriters QBE
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA
Which was the most difficult? : Japan
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Jackson Hole, WY, USA
Which was the worst? : Okayama, Japan
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : No, (Diud not know about it).
Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? : No
Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog/johngiddens/1/tpod.html

General remarks about your flight:
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Advice to other pilots:
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Please indicate here if you agree that we may use the information contained here on the Earthrounders website: Agreed


Database Flight Number: 584



 
Last update: November 20, 2015
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