Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Ludwig Surname: Frieling Nationality: Germany
Other crew/passengers who completed the full circumnavigation:
First name: Jürgen Surname: Hoch Nationality: Germany
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.) Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cessna Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Type: (i.e. A35): P210N Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Silver Eagle Registration: N567M Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound 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: 5 April 2009 Point of departure: EDLA, Essen/Mūlheim Date of return to point of departure: 23 April 2009 Point of return: Duration: (days): 18 Duration: (flying hours): 98 Distance flown: 22 401 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 9 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 13 How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? :
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : VHF, Sta phone for emergency Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : If not, which company did you use?: ATSD, Dortmund, Germany Which insurance company did you use? : HDI Gerling 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? : Which was the worst? : Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? : Did you create a Website about your flight? If so, what is the URL?
General remarks about your flight:
Advice to other pilots:
Avoid Japan, due to enormous handling fees.
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Database Flight Number: 369
Last update: May 23, 2021
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