Pilot(s) name(s) First name: CarolAnn Surname: Garratt Nationality: USA
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.) Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Mooney Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): M20J Type: (i.e. A35): MSE Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Silver Wings Registration: N220FC Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre Date of departure: April 20, 2011 Point of departure: Florida Date of return to point of departure: March 12, 2012 Point of return: Florida Duration: (days): 11.5 months Duration: (flying hours): 375 Distance flown: 50 000NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : Lots How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : Many How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : Est. 40 Itinerary:
Boston, St. John's, Canada, Azores, Europe, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Kenya, Madagascar, Oman, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia,
Australia (stayed with Claude!!), New Zealand, Tonga, American Samoa, Christmas Island, Hawaii, California, Texas,Florida.
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF, Sat phone Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? SPOT Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : No If not, which company did you use?: Bo Thirkildsen, Danemark Which insurance company did you use? : Chartis Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Egypt is easier than it used to be. Thailand was very good
Australia and New Zealand are the easiest. Which was the most difficult? : Oman, India Which was the best airport you landed at? : Northam, Western Australia Which was the worst? : Calcutta 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 about your flight? If so, what is the URL?
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Database Flight Number: 537
Last update: May 23, 2021
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