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Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Karl-Heinz
Surname: Zahorsky
Nationality: Germany
Other people who have completed the full circumnavigation:

First name: Karl
Surname: Karbach
Nationality: Germany

Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon…): Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Piper
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Malibu
Type: (i.e. A35): PA46-310P
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Spirit of Kiel
Registration: N662TC
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? South
Date of departure: 28 July 2017
Point of departure: Kiel - EDHK
Date of return to point of departure: 24 November 2017
Point of return: Kiel - EDHK
Duration: (days): 120
Duration: (flying hours): 180 hours
Distance flown: 27 560 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 33
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 25
How many countries did you visit?: 20
Itinerary:
EDHK-LDDU-HEGN-OMAL-OOMS-VOTV-VCBI-VTSP-WSSL-WADD-YPDNYBTL-YBAF-YLHI-YSNF-NCRG-NCAI-NTAA-NTGJ-SCIP-SCEL-SBFL-SBJR-SBSGSBRF-GVNP-GOOY-GCLP-LEAL-EDNY-EDHK

Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF, SAT-TEL-EMAIL-SAT Did
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Our Own (www.zahorsky.net) w DZM
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Partly ourselves
If not, which company did you use?: White Rose UK
Which insurance company did you use? : XL Insurance Company SE / VHS Grüner
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Cabo Verde
Which was the most difficult? : Brasil
Which was the best airport you landed at? Santiago - AROCARDAL FBO
Which was the worst? : Dakar
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : Yes
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.zahorsky.net

General remarks about your flight:
For Brasil a working HF is mandatory, SAT-Phone is not accepted as alternative Advice


Advice to other pilots:
AVGAS becomes predominant a problem such as Easter Island will not supply any AVGAS. Also pilots have to carry a hand pump for Hurgada, SriLanka, Phuket, Bali, Rarotonga, Totegegie,


Please indicate here if you agree that we may use the information contained here on the Earthrounders website: Yes all info and pics from our site (www.zahorsky.net) can be used.


Database Flight Number: 611



 
Last update: November 18, 2017
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