Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Kraus Surname: Georg Nationality: Germany Other people who have completed the full circumnavigation:
First name: Kraus Surname: Tim Nationality: Germany
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.): Single Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cessna Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): C210T Type: (i.e. A35): C210T Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Silver Eagle Registration: D-EMDT 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)? North Date of departure: 22.07.2018 Point of departure: EDRY Date of return to point of departure: 09.09.2018 Point of return: EDRY Duration: (days): 50 days Duration: (flying hours): 136 hours Distance flown: 25 010 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 50 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : None How many countries did you visit?: 16
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 ? Inreach Garmin Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : No If not, which company did you use?: AirOps, München Which insurance company did you use? : Ascair Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA Which was the most difficult? : Afghanistan because of minimum FL 260 with ISA +25 Which was the best airport you landed at? : Oshkosh, KOSH Which was the worst? : LRCK, Romania Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : No, what do I have to do? 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? www.onetwozerozero.com
General remarks about your flight:
It was a father and son experience. My son is now an ATP and it was nice to spend 50 days together.
Advice to other pilots:
Use good handlers in Asia. No chance to do it without a good dispatcher!
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Database Flight Number: 629
Last update: May 24, 2021
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