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Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Lachlan
Surname: SMART
Nationality: Australia

Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon…): Single
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Cirrus
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): SR22
Type: (i.e. A35): SR22
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Spirit of the Sunshine Coast
Registration: vh_IBC
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound
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: 4July 2016
Point of departure: YBSU
Date of return to point of departure: 27 August 2016
Point of return: YBSU
Duration: (days): 54 days
Duration: (flying hours): 155 hours
Distance flown: 24.000 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 24
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : N/A
How many countries did you visit?: 16
Itinerary:
Sunshine Coast, Australia,
Nadi, Fiji,
Pago Pago, Am Samoa,
Chistmas Island , Kiribati,
Hilo, Hawaii,
Hollister, CA, USA,
North Las Vegas, NEV, USA,
Fredericksburg, TX, USA,
Nashville (Smyrna), USA,
Niagara falls, NY, USA,
St John, NL, Canada,
Santa maria Azores, Portugal,
Biggin Hill,UK,
Cannes, France,
Iraklion, Crete,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Muscat. Oman,
Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka,
Sultan Abdul Aziz, Malaysia,
Halim Perdanakusuma, Jakarta, Indonesia,
Broome, Australia,
Darwin, Australia,
Longreach, Australia,
Sunshine Coast, Australia


Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF, SAT PHONE, Spider Track,
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? SPIDERTRACKS
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : Only Israel
If not, which company did you use?: White Rose Aviation
Which insurance company did you use? : QBE, Australia
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA
Which was the most difficult? : Middle east, Southern Asia
Which was the best airport you landed at? : Biggin Hill, UK
Which was the worst? : Christmas Island
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : Haven't applied
Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? : Youngest pilot to circumnavigate the Earth solo.
Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? www.wingsaroundtheworld.com.au

General remarks about your flight:
 


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Database Flight Number: 582



 
Last update: October 18, 2016
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