Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Murray Surname: Goodrich Nationality: USA
Other crew/passengers who completed the full circumnavigation:
First name: Jay Surname: Shower Nationality: USA
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.) Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Beechcrat Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Bonanza Type: (i.e. A35): F33A Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Registration: N567M Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Date of departure: 28 August 1993 Point of departure: KMYF, San Diego Date of return to point of departure: 12 October 1993 Point of return: Duration: (days): 44 Duration: (flying hours): 233 Distance flown: 33,000 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 36 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 25 How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 28
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : No If not, which company did you use?: Jeppesen Which insurance company did you use? : Avemco Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Australia, Pacific Which was the most difficult? : Africa, India Which was the best airport you landed at? : Hilo, Hawaii Which was the worst? : Kinshasa, Zaire Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : No, but would like to 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? No
General remarks about your flight:
Crossed the equator 6 times.
Advice to other pilots:
Plan thoroughly and take a lott of cash.
Note:Murry Goodrich passed away in january 2006
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Database Flight Number: 70
Last update: May 23, 2021
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