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Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Mason William
Surname: Andrews
Nationality: USA

Crew/Solo: Solo

Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon…): Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Piper
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Lance
Type: (i.e. A35): PA32R-300
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Spirit of Louisiana
Registration: N2728C
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North
Date of departure:July 22, 2018
Point of departure: KMLU, Monroe, Louisiana, USA
Date of return to point of departure: October 6. 2018
Point of return: KMLU, Monroe, Louisiana, USA
Duration: (days): 76 days
Duration: (flying hours): hours
Distance flown: 20,100 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 25
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 1
How many countries did you visit?: 14
Itinerary:
KMLU - KOSH - KIA6 - KFR6 - CYYT - LPAZ - LFDP - LFPB - LIRS - LFPB
LIBR - LCIR - HEGN - OMAD - OPKC - VANP - VTBU - RPLB - -RDAH
UHSS - UHMM - PAOM - CYXY - CYE6 - KCPR - KROW - KRBD - KMLU


Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF Radio worked poorly. SatCom
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Garmin InReach
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? :
If not, which company did you use?: Skyplan. GASE
Which insurance company did you use? : Hallmark
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Canada
Which was the most difficult? : India
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Dubai. Almaktoum
Which was the worst? : N/A. Bureaucracy at many places.
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : In process
Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? :
Youngest solo RTW pilot.
Youngest to cross both Atlantic and Pacific solo.
Only RTW pilot born in 20th century.

Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? www.medcampsmision.org

General remarks about your flight:
Great flight with significant weather challenges.
Youngest solo RTW pilot.
See records page for details.



Advice to other pilots:
Use Universla Weather Service. Get a SatCom!


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Database Flight Number: 633


Last update: May 22, 2021
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