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YEAR CREW NATION TYPE AIRCRAFT REG PHOTO ROUTE REMARKS FN CF
1938 Howard Hughes:
Thomas Thurlow
Henri Conner
Richard Stoddard
Eddie Lund
USA Lockheed 14 New York's World
Fair 1939
    EAST   449 N/A
1939 Nakao / Yoshida
Shimokawa / Saeki
Sato / Yaokawa
JAPAN Mitsubishi
G3M2
Nippon (ニ ツ ポ ン) J-BACI   EAST Wikipedia has an excellent article on the flight, N/A N/A
1959 Dan Sorkin &
Frank Hansen
USA Piper Apache       EAST   474 N/A
1960 Charles "Chuck" F. Banfe USA Twin Bonanza         15 Oct to 23 Oct   N/A
1961 Max Conrad &
Richard Jennings
USA Piper Aztec New Frontiers N4445P   WEST https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Conrad 378 N/A
1962 Gunther & Alice Balz
USA Twin Bonanza
D-50
  N4371D   WEST   381 N/A
1964 Joan Merriam Smith
USA Piper Apache City of Long Beach N3251P EAST   374 N/A
1966 Robert & Joan
Wallick
USA Baron C-55 Philippine Baron     EAST   478 N/A
1966 Herman Miller III
USA Piper Aztec       EAST   469 N/A
1967 Ann H. Pellegreno
William Payne
Lee Koepke
Bill Polhemus
USA Lockheed 10A       EAST   388 N/A
1967 Héctor Ramírez
Manuel Arango
MEXICO Beech Queen Air
BX 100
          N/A N/A
1971 Sheila Scott UK Piper Aztec Mythre G-AYTO   Over North Pole Third flight
First flight over the North Pole
107
1971 Trevor Brougham
Robert Dixon
AUSTRALIA Beech Baron
B55
  VH-CFO EAST Speed Record- 5 days 6 hrs   320 N/A
1971 Patricio Milmo
Jesús Delgado
MEXICO Turbo Twin Comanche Embajador Azteca XB-BUO   EAST
75 days
29,968 NM 321 N/A
1971 Elgen Long USA Piper Navajo Crossroads Endeavour N9097Y   Via Both Poles First r-t-w to overfly both poles
http://elgenlong.com/
322 N/A
1974 Amos Buettell USA Cessna 310     Cessna 310 EAST   442 N/A
1974-
1975
William & Priscilla Chester USA Beech King Air 90  Angel Bumper N12AB   EAST
15 months
45 countries, 59.205 NM 444 N/A
1975 Denys Dalton
Keith Carmody
AUSTRALIA Beech Duke 60   VH-TKE   EAST   327 N/A
1975 Denys Dalton
Terry Gwynn-Jones
AUSTRALIA Beech Duke 60   VH-TKE   EAST Speed record 5 days 2 hrs
24,426 SM
328 N/A
1977 Phil Claxton
Jack Cink
USA Aerostar 601P American Spirit     EAST Speed record, 4 days 8 hrs. 445 N/A
1982 Winthrop Dale USA Cessna 310Q   N7833Q   WEST Loyal Hibbs (Truckee, CA West to Reykjavik, Iceland)
30 days, 164 hrs, 42561 km
FAI Circumnavigarot Badge
515 N/A
1982 Robert Reinhold
Donald Grant
Frank Puruello
USA Cheyenne III
PA-42
      EAST   461 N/A
1984 Browne John FX USA Piper Aztec   N2FX   EAST Via Easter Island
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
263 CF
1985 Sheik Hamad Al Thani
QATAR Piper Seneca II       EAST   109 N/A
1986 Dick Rutan
Jeana Yeager
USA Voyager Voyager N269VA   EAST First and only non stop
unrefueled circumnavigation
347 N/A
1986 David McCulloch
Gerald Keating
CANADA Cessna 414   C-FASB   WEST World Speed Record Westbound 463 N/A
1986 Ted Rear
Keven Pownell
AUSTRALIA Aerostar 601P   VH-PJC   WEST   120 N/A
1987-1993 Donald & Mali Lise Flynn USA Beech Duchess       EAST   348 N/A
1987 Donald & Jim
Fonger
CANADA Turbo Twin Comanche   C-GPZX   WEST Flying Together 349 N/A
Dr. Talibi
Ken Bamford
USA Turbo Twin Comanche       N/A N/A
1988-
1989
Dick Smith
Giles Kershaw
AUSTRALIA Twin Otter Sir Hubert Wilkins VH-SHW Both Poles First r-t-w with landings at both Poles 129 N/A
1990 Tom & Fran Towle USA Cessna 310R       WEST   138 N/A
1991 Allyn Caruso
David Norgart
Yakov Sabodin
John Miller
John Gallishon
USA/Russia Fairchild Metro III Spirit of Partnership     EAST
7 days
30 World Records 141 N/A
1991 R.J. Plimpton SWITZERLAND Twin Comanche           139 N/A
1992 Tim Findlow
+ 2 diff pax
AUSTRALIA Cessna 310Q   VH-HKW   WEST
19 flying days 425 N/A
1992 Dick Levin & Dan Boone USA Piper Twin Comanche One Three Yanke N8213Y WEST   439 N/A
1992 Sheik Hamad Al Thani QATAR Aerostar 601P   N900608   WEST Second flight 65 N/A
1993 Martin & Evelyn Lutin
Bernard & Renny Shapiro
USA Cessna A 441   N77ML Conquest II EAST   67 N/A
1993 W. Paul Thayer & Byrum W. Teekell USA Cessna 414A   N414BW   EAST 73 & 64 years old
23033 NM
68 N/A
1995 Carlos Lupanes
Edwart Tarditi
Albert Rosenfeld
ARGENTINA King Air B-200   LV-WEW
 
EAST 16 days, 102 hours, 44.786 KM 554 CF
1996 Mellon Timothy and Patricia USA Cessna Citation I   N7TK EAST Second RTW (1992) 549 CF
1996 Claude Meunier AUSTRALIA Aerostar 602P/700   VH-XRD Aerostar EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge 145 CF
1997 Peter and Kathrin Kappeler SWITZERLAND Atzec PA 23-250   HB-LDH EAST   538 CF
1997 Linda Finch &
copilots
USA Lockheed 10       EAST Flying together 160 N/A
Reid Dennis
Andy Macfie
Grumann Albatross       161 N/A
1998 Doug Cayne
John Fulton
USA King Air E90 Ponceby N898WW   WEST   163 N/A
2000 Dan Dominguez
Chris Wall
USA Aero Commander Dream Catcher   EAST 66 days   203 N/A
2001 David Hare &
various co-pilots or none
UK Piper Aztec Red Tape G-TAPE Aztec EAST Participating in London-Sydney Air Race 82 N/A
2001 Denise Waters &
various co-pilots or none
USA Twin Comanche PA30B Ride the Sun N7998Y   EAST Participating in London-Sydney Air Race 362 N/A
2002 Cpt. Dick Sollner &
Cpt. Bill Moore
USA Twin Comanche PA30B   N178E   WEST   85 N/A
2002-2003 Doug Cairns & a safety pilot USA Beech Baron Diabetes World Flight N30TB Otter EAST 26,300NM
63 legs
22 countries
90 N/A
2003 Gianandrea Caravatti & Sergio Dallan ITALY Aerostar 601P Marilyn G-RIGS   WEST   443 N/A
2003 Robert Irwin USA Baron   N100N   EAST Flying to the 2003 Earthrounders Meeting in Perth, Western Australia 95 N/A
2003 Frank & Dorise Heittlich GERMANY Seneca
PA34
  DGOMM seneca WEST Flying to the 2003 Earthrounders Meeting in Perth, Western Australia 98 N/A
2004 Sherry & Larry Sietsma USA Beechcraft Baron   N3199J Baron EAST   171 CF
2005 Peter Moore
Jim Hazelton
Don McBean
Geoff Hazelton
Keith Bushnell
Australia King Air   VH-HPX King Air EAST   259 N/A
2006 Johan Hammarstörm
Henrik Ejderholm
Martin Håkansson
SWEDEN Diamond DA42 Twin Star   SE-LVO EAST   257 CF
2007-
2008
Ralf and
Marga Hannemann
Germany Partenavia Geier-Flyer D-GHAN Partenavia EAST 340:32 hrs, all continents, 29 countries, 92 legs, 44 956 NM 280 N/A
2008 Mike Hebel and Mookie Bahiri USA Baron   N158BB Baron EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
www.aroundtheygo.com
283 CF
2009 Jared Isaacman, Doug Demko and Shaun Leach USA Cessna C510   N1693L   EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
Speed record: 61 hrs, 15 mns, 15 sec
561 N/A
2010 O.R.(Butch) Smith (Captain)
Glenn A. Smith (First Officer)
W.Mark David (Navigator)
USA King Air C90-1 Babe N332MS EAST 42 days, 88 hours, 34 minutes
21,154 NM
http://www.gfm2010.com/
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
504 CF
2010 Reiner Meutsch and Arnim Stief Germany Cheyenne   N191MA Cheyenne EAST http://www.fly-and-help.de/ 512 N/A
2011 Peter and Kathrin Kappeler Switzerland Cheyenne El Condor HB-LNX HB-LNX EAST   522 CF
2011 Ralf and
Marga Hannemann
Germany Partenavia Geier-Flyer D-GHAN Partenavia EAST http://www.geier-flyer.com/index2.php 523 N/A
2011 Forest Ward and Robert Martin USA Aerostar   N601PE WEST 18 days
http://www.RaceAgainstPolio.com
525 CF
2011 Robert Jeffrey Australia Twin Comanche       EAST   530 CF
2012 Bosco De La Vega and Abelardo Bru MEXICO/USA Citation CJ525 Pomme d'Air N570DM EAST 40,900 kms. 22 Countries. 33 Legs. 75 Flying Hours. 33,750 Lts fuel, 47 days. 532 CF
2011-
2012
Philippe Angellier France Twin Comanche Jerry N8798P N7898P WEST 1 year, 205 hrs, 50,000 Km 536 CF
2013-
2014
Trevor Laundy UK Twin Comanche   D-GPEZ EAST In 2 parts, with a stop in New Zealand 560 CF
2014 Thierry Pouille USA Citation Mustang C510   N15GJ EAST 111.5 hrs, 28 791 NM 564 CF
2014 Brad Howard USA Turbo Commander 690B   N690BH EAST 100 hrs, 290843 NM N/A N/A
2014 Bill Hettinger USA Twinjet C501   N7EN EAST 100 hrs, 30 258 NM N/A N/A
2015 Captain Judy Rice and
Edwin Sahakian and
John Freidman
USA Citation Mustang CE510   N178SF EAST I28 days, 70 hours 572 CF
2015 Bertarnd Piccard
André Boschberg
Switzerland   Solar Impulse 2 HB-SIB   EAST 24 days, 559 hours 599 N/A
2016 Lucas Gambrill USA King Air 200   40164 EAST 28.4 hrs + 67.5 hrs 604
2017 Peter Powell USA Citation CJ3   N420CH WEST 60 days, 81.5 hours 604 CF
2017 Real and Dominique Doucet USA Mustang Citation C510   C-GRRD WEST 60 days 607 CF
2017 Springthorpe John USA Citation CJ3 C25B N510CZ WEST 61 days, 84 hours 610 CF
2017 Xinyu Zhang and Hong Liang China Harbin Y-12ll   B-3804 WEST 147 days 616 CF
2018 Derjeou Chou and William Archer USA Eclipse 500 EA50 N287WM EAST Shortest number of days:16,
Shortest flying hours:61.5
Less number of stops:22.
624 CF
2018 Suslakov Dmitry
Atkov Oleg
Ivanov Andrey
Russia LA-8 LA-8 RA-0344G EAST 43 days, 100 hours
with RA-2877G and RA-0778G
with Valery tokarev and Loic Blaise
642 CF
2018 Alafinov Sergey
Evstafyev Vladimir
Russia LA-8T LA-8T RA-0778G EAST 43 days, 100 hours
with RA_0344G and RA-2877G
643 CF
2018-2019 Wolfgang and Monica Reichenberger Austria DA42NG Diamond N430PS EAST 653 CF
2019 Dr. Bo Zhang China DA42NG Diamond N821ZB EAST 655 CF
2019 Curó Vital and Matthias Reinacher Germany-Switzerland King Air C90A D-IIKM EAST 140 hours
30000 nm
avg. GS 208 kts
654 CF
2019 Lance and Natasha Mortensen USA Embraer Phenom 300 N4LM EAST First Embraer Jet to fly Around the World 656 CF
2019 John and Karen Springthorpe USA Citation CJ3 525B N5KJ EAST 657 CF
2019 Kenneth and Victoria Kemna USA Citation Jet/M2 C525 N68KK EAST   658 CF
2019 Behn and Rita Wilson USA Citation CJ3 525B N70LH EAST 659 CF
2019 Larry and Judy King USA Citation Jet/M2 C525 N921XT EAST   660 CF
2019 Michael Lenhart and Marc Mosier USA Citation CJ3 525B N211ML EAST 665 CF
   
2016 Total to date = 120 known flights in twin engine aircraft (including air races and rallies)

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