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Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Peter
Surname: Mennel
Nationality: Austria

Other crew/passengers who completed the full circumnavigation:
First name:
Reinhard
Surname: Flatz
Nationality: Austria


Nation: Austria
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.)
Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Beechcraft
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Bonanza
Type: (i.e. A35): A36
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever):
Registration: N5NZ
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Center
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? North
Date of departure: 28 May 2007
Point of departure: LOIH, Dornbirm
Date of return to point of departure: 10 June, 2007
Point of return: LOIH, Dornbirm
Duration: (days): 14
Duration: (flying hours): 83
Distance flown: 16,000 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 10
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 7
How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 5

Itinerary:

Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : satellite phone
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ?
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? :
If not, which company did you use?: Skyfox only for Russia
Which insurance company did you use? : AXA
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA/Europe
Which was the most difficult? : Permission for Russia
Which was the best airport you landed at? : ALL were good and friendly
Which was the worst? : no worst except in Ponte degado with Azores, it was difficlut to get fuel credit card or cash
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?

General remarks about your flight:
We had to wait 3 days in Kiev for the permission for Russia, although we were informed before over take off in Austria, that we had one. But once we were oin Russia everything wentvery well. In seattle we had to wait for a new fuel pump for the back tank.


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Database Flight Number: 265


Last update: May 25, 2021
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