Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Dietmar Surname: Frey Nationality: Germany
Other crew/passengers who completed the full circumnavigation:
First name: Veronika Surname: Frey Nationality: Germany
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.) Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cessna Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): P210 Silver Eagle Type: (i.e. A35): C10T Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Registration: N6593W Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Westbound How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North Date of departure: 31 Aug 2013 Point of departure: Hildesheim, Germany, EDVM Date of return to point of departure: % November 2013 Point of return: Hildesheim, Germany, EDVM Duration: (days): 66 Duration: (flying hours): 186.5 Distance flown: 51.667 KM = 28.704 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 31 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 14 How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 21 Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF equiped-did not work well at all. Installed Satphone used more often. Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? None Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : No If not, which company did you use?: FSI, Germany Which insurance company did you use? : Allianz, Germany Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Australia, USA Which was the most difficult? : India, paper work, handling agents. Which was the best airport you landed at? : Noumea, not because it was better than others but because it was unexpected. Which was the worst? : Vanino, new Guinea (hostile), Nadi (Fiji) (USD 3200, a ripoff.) 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? : I don't think so. Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? http://worldflight2013.blogspot.com
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Database Flight Number: 556
Last update: May 23, 2021
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