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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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