Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Heinz Surname: Peier Nationality: Swiss
Nation: Swiss Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon.): Homebuilt Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Swearingen Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): SX300 Type: (i.e. A35): SX300 Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Wings+Wheels Registration: N54Jx Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): East 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: January 2012 Point of departure: Daytona Beach Date of return to point of departure: July 2015 Point of return: Daytona Beach Duration: (days): 3 years Duration: (flying hours): 400 hours Distance flown: 100,000 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 300+ How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 100+ How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 50+ Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : Sat Phone, Email Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? NO Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Part myself If not, which company did you use?: Different one Which insurance company did you use? : Allied Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : South America, EU, Australia, NZ Which was the most difficult? : South East Asia inc Japan Which was the best airport you landed at? : Perth, Australia Which was the worst? : Medan, Indonesia Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : Maybe Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? : i do not know Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? http://
General remarks about your flight:
It has been a fantastic journey.
Advice to other pilots:
Take your time.
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Database Flight Number: 563
Last update: May 25, 2021
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