Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Yannick Surname: Bovier Nationality: Swiss
Other crew/passengers who completed the full circumnavigation:
First name: Francisco Surname: Agullo Nationality: Swiss
Flew in formation in 2d aircraft HB-WYA named Celine
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon…) Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Flight design (Ecolight) Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): CTLS Type: (i.e. A35): CTLS Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Dreamcatcher Registration: HB_WYB Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Westbound How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? South How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre Date of departure: 30.04.2010 Point of departure: Sion LSGS Date of return to point of departure: 19.06.2010 Point of return: Sion LSGS Duration: (days): 51 Duration: (flying hours): 232 Distance flown: 45 925 km / 43 777 km great circle point to point
How many overnight stops did you make? : 26 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : None How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 18 Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : Sta phone Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : No If not, which company did you use?: Flightd Permits cc Which insurance company did you use? : AXA Winterthur Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA. Europe
Which was the most difficult? : Middle east, Asia Which was the best airport you landed at? : Sion, LSGS Which was the worst? : Cebu, RPVM 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? : Not that I know Did you create a Website about your flight? If so, what is the URL? http://www.azimut270.ch
General remarks about your flight:
45 925 km of formation flying!
Advice to other pilots:
Go for it!
Overflight permission of Vietnam, Israel and Syria was denied in VFR below FL100.
Please indicate here if you agree that we may use the information contained here on the Earthrounders website:
Database Flight Number: 487
Last update: May 22, 2021
Contact us in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese: