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.
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August 7, 2023Many congratulations to Michael and Magdalena Jaeger for the successful completion of their RTW.
They took off on April 10 2023 from Wilhelmshaven, Germany and returned on August 5 2023 in their Diamond DA42 D-GCOB
August 5, 2023Sincere congratulations to Peter Teahen and John Ockenfels for the successful completion of their RTW.
They took off on May 5th 2023 from Cedar Rapids, IA and returned on July 30th 1977 in their C-210 Turbo ,N732WP.
The flight was called: "Flight To End Polio".
"We focused on raising awareness and funds for Rotary International with 100%
of the funds raised going to Rotary for the fight against polio."
Their Website: FlightToEndPolio.com
August 3, 2023From Claudio Robetto:
My wife and me are doing a round the world trip with our 1978 Mooney M20J, LV-AZZ. We started on May 21 from Balcarce, Argentina, where we belong and now we are at Santander, Spain, preparing our flight to enter Rusia.
Wishing them fair weather and tail winds all along...
August 2, 2023Sincere congratulations to Christof Schumann und Tim Wegner for the succesful completion of their RTW in their DA42 , N234AA.
They landed back on July 31.
July 16, 2023Sincere congratulations to Ross Edmondson for the succesful completion of his RTW in his C182.
He left Pittsburg PA (KPJC) on May 6, 2019 and landed on June 6, 2023.
July 14, 2023News of two RTWs in progress:
N234AA (Diamond DA42) has crossed the Pacific Ocean between Hilo (PHTO) and Monterey (KMRY).
N732WP (C210M0) is in Brisbane (YBBN).
June 24, 2023Raviner Bahal (RTW 2017) has made a remarkable film based on his book, Cleared Direct Destination.
April 22, 2023Steven and Bob Dengler and Dugal MacDuff had accumulated a series of Records for their 2017 RTW in a Bell 429, C-GWRD:
• FAI Award: Exceptional Air Sports Performance
• FAI Record: First Canadian Circumnavigation by Helicopter
• Guinness World Record: First Father and Son to Circumnavigate the World by Aircraft
They were personally congratulaed by Canada PM, Mr. Trudeau.
More on their Website: c150go.ca
March 9, 2023Christof Schumann also with a DA42, N234AA, also plans to depart Germany (ESLW) fr a RTW in May 2023.
We wish him too, the best of WX around.
March 8, 2023Magdalena and Michael Jaeger, of Wilhelmshaven (EDWI), Germany, announce their RTW in their DA42, to start in April, between 10th and 15th.
Wishing them fair weather and tail winds.
January 3, 2023The previously mentioned Porter Family of five have now reached Panama City after touring South America. Their website is www.5inthesky.com Wishing them a continuing safe and amazing adventure.
December 20, 2022Sincere congratulations to Edwin Galkin and his copilot Zvi Mosery for the successful completion of his forth RTW in his Cessna 210 N2160S. Edwin is probably our oldest pilot to have flown around the World in a single engine aircarft.
Who is to become our next 'nonagenarian pilot'?
December 21, 2022Sincere congratulations to Georges Adam for the successful completion of his fourth RTW in his PC-12/45.
November 4, 2022Photos of all Participants.
October 12, 2022As photos are trickling in...click here for a photo of the group.
Report of activities.
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Last update: September 23, 2023 cm