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FORM FOR CONFIRMATION OF ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHTS





Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Peter
Surname: Norvill
Nationality: Australia


Nation: Australia
Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.)
Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cessna
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): Hawk XP II
Type: (i.e. A35): Hawk XP II
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever):
Registration: VH-PSV
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Westbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Centre
Date of departure: 07/05/1988
Point of departure: Bankstown, New South Wales
Date of return to point of departure: 11?06?1988
Point of return: Bankstown, New South Wales
Duration: (days): 35
Duration: (flying hours): 238
Distance flown: 23 000NM of which 15 000 were over ocans


How many overnight stops did you make? : 27
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? :
How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 16

Itinerary: The route was: Darwin, Bali, Singapore, Baticaloa, Colombo, Bombay, Bahrain, Luxor, Iraklion, Sardinia, Lisbon, Santa Maria, Flores, St Johns, Houlron, Pekin, Salt lake, Monterey, Hilo, Christmas Island, West samoa, Nandi, New Caledonia, Brisbane, Bankstown.

Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : None, Only aviation requirement
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? No
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Part self
If not, which company did you use?: Memrikord, UK
Which insurance company did you use? : Prudential
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA
Which was the most difficult? : Middle east
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Flores, Azores
Which was the worst? : Luxor, Egypt
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : No, far too expensive
Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? : Yes
Did you create a Website about your flight? If so, what is the URL? Http://www.norvillaustralia.com.au

General remarks about your flight:
First solo flight around the World for an Australian in as aeroplane


Advice to other pilots:
Stay at home!!

Please indicate here if you agree that we may use the information contained here on the Earthrounders website: Yes

Database Flight Number: 126


Last update: May 25, 2021
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