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FORM FOR CONFIRMATION OF ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHTS





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

General remarks about your flight:
Fantastic experience


Advice to other pilots:
The ultimate learning experience. Do it sooner rather than later.


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Database Flight Number: 556


Last update: May 23, 2021
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