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FORM FOR CONFIRMATION OF ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHTS





Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Brian
Surname: FOSTER
Nationality: UK

First name: Sylvia
Surname: Foster
Nationality: UK

Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.): NATC
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Vans
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): RV-10
Type: (i.e. A35): RV-10
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever):  
Registration: ZU-IHF
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Westbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North (via Grrenland)
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre (via Hawaii)
Date of departure:
Point of departure: Port Alfred, South Africa FAPA
Date of return to point of departure: 6th November 2017
Point of return: Port Alfred, South Africa FAPA
Duration: (days): 160 days
Duration: (flying hours): 259 hours
Distance flown: 32,458 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 42
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 1, Sicily
How many countries did you visit?: 23
Itinerary:
Port Alfred, Pilanesberg, South Africa. Harare, Zimbabwe. Kilimanjaro, Arusha,Tanzania. Entebbe, Uganda. Khartoum, Sudan. Luxor, Cairo, Alexandria, Egypt. Heraklion, Crete. Valletta,Malta. Sicily, Elba, Italy. Norwich, Seething, England. Perth, Wick,Scotland. Reykjavik, Iceland, Nuuk, Greenland, Goose Bay,Canada. Bangor, Nantucket, Manassas, Lexington, Ada, Santa Fe, Sedona, San Diego, Merced, Hawaii, USA. Christmas Island, Kiribati. Pago Pago, American Samoa. Auckland, Ardmore, New Zealand. Gold Coast, Cairns, Alice Springs, Bunbury, Broome, Australia. Jakarta, Indonesia. Langkawi, Penang, Malaysia. Hambantota, Sri Lanka. Mahe, Seychelles. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Kruger, Port Alfred, South Africa.


Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF Radio, Iridium sat telephone, VHF.
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Gsattrack, user name Public, password FOSRTW.
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : No
If not, which company did you use?: General Aviation Support Egypt.
Which insurance company did you use? : Dennis Jankelow.
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA
Which was the most difficult? : Kiribati
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Auckland, New Sealand
Which was the worst? : Cassidy, Kiribati
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : No.
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? Facebook, Fosters RTW

General remarks about your flight:



Advice to other pilots:
Avoid Kiribati and Seychelles.


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Database Flight Number: 606


Last update: May 23, 2021
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