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Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Henning
Surname: Huffer
Nationality: Germany

Other crew/passengers who completed the full circumnavigation:
First name:
Christer
Surname: Friberg (Photographer)


Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.) Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Mooney
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Chapparal
Type: (i.e. A35): M20E
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever):
Registration: N9608V
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Westbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre
Date of departure: June 17, 1976
Point of departure: Karlsruhe, Germany
Date of return to point of departure: January 7, 1977
Point of return: Karlsruhe
Duration: (days): 204
Duration: (flying hours): 257
Distance flown: 30 900 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 59
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 27
How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 30

Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF and VHF
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ?
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Myself
If not, which company did you use?:
Which insurance company did you use? : Gerling
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA
Which was the most difficult? : India
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Barnsville, Ohio
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? No

General remarks about your flight:
Following the tracks of the Bounty and the mutineers, the trip became subject of a book publication "Tatort Suedsee" (in German).


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Database Flight Number: 339


Last update: May 24, 2021
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