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