Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Edwin Surname: Galkin Nationality: USA
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
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:
Database Flight Number: 645
Last update: May 23, 2021
Contact us in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese: