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FORM FOR CONFIRMATION OF ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHTS





Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Edwin
Surname: Galkin
Nationality: USA

Crew/Solo: Crew

Other people who have completed the full circumnavigation:

First name: Marty
Surname: Balk
Nationality: USA

Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.): Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cessna
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): C210
Type: (i.e. A35): Centurion
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever):  
Registration: N2160S

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)? Center
Date of departure: October 26, 2018
Point of departure: Central Jersey Regional Airport, 47N
Date of return to point of departure: November 30, 2018
Point of return: Central Jersey Regional Airport, 47N
Duration: (days): 36 days
Duration: (flying hours): 142 hours
Distance flown: 22 132 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 14
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 0
How many countries did you visit?: 14

Itinerary:
Central Jersey Airport - Santa Maria, Azores - Majorca - Cyprus - Abu Dhabu, UAE - Agpur, India - Bangkok, Thailand - Jakarta, Imdonesia - Darwin, Australia - Cairns - Nadi, Fiki - Chrstmas Island, Kiribati - Hilo, Hawaii - San Jose, California.


Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HT Radio, Sat phone
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? No
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : No
If not, which company did you use?: Sky Plan
Which insurance company did you use? : Starb Indemnity and Liability Co
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : All wrere OK
Which was the most difficult? : Abu Dhabi, security delays.
Which was the best airport you landed at? : They were all fine.
Which was the worst? :
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? Around the worldagain3.com

General remarks about your flight:
Would carry an extra generator and voltage regulator.


Advice to other pilots:
Chose the best time of the year tofly your route, weather issues are the major concern, aslo finding Avgas is difficult.


Please indicate here if you agree that we may use the information contained here on the Earthrounders website: Yes


Database Flight Number: 645


Last update: May 23, 2021
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