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FORM FOR CONFIRMATION OF ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHTS





 
Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Ronald A.
Surname: Siwik
Nationality: USA

Nation: USA
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): Y35
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever):
Registration: N2092W
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: May 23,2008
Point of departure: Portage County Ohio Regional airport Ravenna
Date of return to point of departure: July 19, 2008
Point of return: Portage County Ohio Regional airport Ravenna
Duration: (days): 58
Duration: (flying hours): 155hrs 39 mns
Distance flown: 22 805 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 17
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? :
How many countries did you visit (count only where overnighted)? : 13
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : Satphone
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?: Skyplan
Which insurance company did you use? :
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Oman
Which was the most difficult? : India
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Oman
Which was the worst? : Pago Pago
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : Yes
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? No

General remarks about your flight:
Recommend going Westbound, take cash, and get international oil airnet or equivalent.


Advice to other pilots:
Use Skyplan, get Iridium, and get get crew badge with photo ID and uniform.


Please indicate here if you agree that we may use the information contained here on the Earthrounders website: Yes
Database Flight Number: 282




 
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