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FORM FOR CONFIRMATION OF ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHTS





 
Pilot(s) name(s)
First name:Dieter
Surname: LANGER
Nationality: Germany
Other people who may have flown part of the journey:


Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon…): Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Maule
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Super Rocket
Type: (i.e. A35): M7-235
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Flight of beauty
Registration: N3FB
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): WEST
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Center
Date of departure: May 10, 1996
Point of departure: Long Beach CA
Date of return to point of departure: August 9, 1996
Point of return: Long Beach CA
Duration: (days): 91 days
Duration: (flying hours): 288 hours
Distance flown: 40000 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 91
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 29
How many countries did you visit?: 24
Itinerary: USA, Hilo,HI, Kiribati, American Samoa, Fiji, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, India, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, England, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, Portugal, Canada, California.

Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF Radio,
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? No
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : All by myself
Which insurance company did you use? : AOPA
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Australia
Which was the most difficult? : Inia
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Brisbane, Australia
Which was the worst? : Mumbai, India
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : No
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? www.weltweitweg.eu

General remarks about your flight:
a RTW-flight to 28 Olympic Cities, celebrating the Olympic Games, with a landing in Atlanta during the 1996 Olympics. Meeting Olympians and pilots world wide and skydiving there with friends.


Advice to other pilots:
RTW-flyers are all over the world welcome


Please indicate here if you agree that we may use the information contained here on the Earthrounders website: YES


Database Flight Number: 614



 
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