Pilot(s) name(s) First name:Thomas Surname: KANE Nationality: USA
Other people who may have flown the journey: First name:Veronica Surname: BAIRD Nationality: CANADA
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.): Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cessna Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): C180 Type: (i.e. A35): C180 Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Registration: N6TK Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): West How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? South How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North Date of departure: July 29, 2014 Point of departure: Little River, FL, USA Date of return to point of departure: April 12, 2015 Point of return: Little River, FL, USA Duration: (days): 257 days Duration: (flying hours): 350 hours Distance flown: 34 000 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 80 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 2
Little River, Kenek, McCall, Arlington, Ketchikan, Juneau, Tatlik, Valdez, Anchorage, Kenai, Soldtna, Cold Bay, King Salmon, Cold Bay, Dutch Herbour, Adak, Sappora, Bobai, Sendai, Saipan, Chouk, Honiara, Tavanipupa, Loganville, Tana Tafea, Mistery Island, Noumea, Brisbane, Boonah, Charleville, Charters Towers, Cooktown, Horn Island....
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF, Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? No Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Yes If not, which company did you use?: White Rose obtained part of them Which insurance company did you use? : Chartis Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : PNG + Caribean Which was the most difficult? : Arusha, Tanzania Which was the best airport you landed at? : Windhoek, Namibia Which was the worst? : Horn Island, Australia 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 of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? No
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Last update: May 24, 2021
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