Pilot(s) name(s) First name: Shaesta Surname: WAIZ Nationality: 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): A36 Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever): Dreamcatcher Registration: N364ER Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? St Johns, Canada to Azores to Madrid, Spain How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? via Honolulu, Hawaii Date of departure: 05/13/2017 Point of departure: KDAB, Daytona Beach International Airport Date of return to point of departure: 10/04/2017 Point of return: KDAB, Daytona Beach International Airport Duration: (days): 145 Duration: (flying hours): 182 hours Distance flown: 24,816 NM
How many overnight stops did you make? : 28 How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 2 How many countries did you visit?: 20
KDAB Daytona Beach, Florida KCRG Jacksonville, Florida KCMH Columbus, Ohio CYUL Montréal, Canada CYHZ Halifax, Canada LFVP Saint-Pierre, St Pierre and Miquelon CYYT St Johns, Canada LPAZ Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal LECU Madrid, Spain LIEE Cagliari Elmas, Italy LGAV Athens, Greece HECA Cairo, Egypt OBBI Manama, Bahrain OMDB Dubai, UAE OOMS Muscat, Oman VOML Mangalore, India VCBI Columbo, Sri Lanka VTSP Phuket, Thailand WSSL Singapore WADD Bali, Indonesia YPDN Darwin, Australia YBCS Cairns, Australia NWWM Magenta New Caledonia NFFN Nadi, Fiji NSTU Pago Pago, American Samoa PLCH Christmas Island, Kiribati PHNL Honolulu, Hawaii KHWD Hayward, California KDVT Phoenix, Arizona KAUS Austin, Texas KBTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana KDAB Daytona Beach, Florida
Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF radio and Honeywell Aerowave internet based communication system.
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? Honeywell tracking system (not in the market yet).
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? : I obtained part of them myself, mostly domestic. If not, which company did you use?: HADID International Services Which insurance company did you use? : Global Aerospace Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : Canada Which was the most difficult? : flying over Saudi Arabia Which was the best airport you landed at? : LGAV Athens, Greece Which was the worst? : Most challenging was NWWM New Caledonia due to the short runway, weather and mountain terrain. Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : Not yet Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? :
Speed record approved by the FAI, Switzerland:
Honolulu, HI to Oakland, CA, 272.22 km/h, (166.05 mph)
Class C, Aeroplanes
Subclass: C-1d, Group: I (Internal Combustion)
Beechcraft Bonanza A36, N364ER
Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? http://dreamssoar.org/
General remarks about your flight:
20 Try your best to relax and enjoy the journey!
Advice to other pilots:
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Database Flight Number: 622
Last update: May 26, 2021
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