Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Robert Surname: GANNON Nationality: USA Other people who may have flown part of the journey:
First name: Jim Surname: Anderson Leg(s) flown Several in Africa
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.): Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cessna Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): C182 Type: (i.e. A35): C 182 Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Lady Luck Two Registration: N182VE Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): West in Southern Hemisphere, East in Northern Hemisphere, over the North Pole and down to the Antarctic Peninsula How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Greenland, Azores then South Pole How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre Date of departure: < October 2000 Point of departure: San DFiego, CA, USA Date of return to point of departure:January 2011 Point of return: San Diego, CA, USA Duration: (days): 10 years, 3 months Duration: (flying hours): 2500 hours Distance flown:
How many overnight stops did you make? : How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : How many countries did you visit?: 155, 1200 landings Itinerary:TBA Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF, SAT PHONE, email Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? No Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Obtained all personnally execpt the Middle east where I used HAAID out of Syria. If not, which company did you use?: Which insurance company did you use? : Vrious Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA,Canada, Australia, South Africa Which was the most difficult? : Arab countries, India. Which was the best airport you landed at? : All the gras strips. Which was the worst? : Mumbai, India. 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 beleive I have broken the recordin the most countries in all continents. Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? Website not completed yet.
General remarks about your flight:
Fantastic, airplane is the best adventure vehicle,
Advice to other pilots:
AStop more. See more. Don't do it in a hurry.
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Database Flight Number: 514
Last update: May 23, 2021
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