Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Hannu Surname: HALMINEN Nationality: Canada Other people who have completed the full circumnavigation:
First name: Karen Surname: Halminen Nationality: Canada
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.): Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Daher Socata Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): TBM 910 Type: (i.e. A35): TBN9 Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Registration: C-FHTH Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): West How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North Date of departure: August 16th, 2017 Point of departure: CYOO Date of return to point of departure: October 17th, 2017 Point of return: CYOO Duration: (days): 63 days Duration: (flying hours): 112.4 hours Distance flown: 30,023.7 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 29 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 8 How many countries did you visit?: 21 Itinerary:
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : Sat Phone Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Spidertracks Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Domestic - Myself, International - Air Journey If not, which company did you use?: Air Journey Which insurance company did you use? : STARR Companies Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Australia Which was the most difficult? : Russia Which was the best airport you landed at? : CYOO (Home) Which was the worst? : UHSS Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : no/yes Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? : Do not know Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? Air Journey created a website: http://australiaaj17.blogspot.tw/
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Database Flight Number: 609
Last update: May 24, 2021
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