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NON-QUALIFYING CIRCUMNAVIGATIONAL FLIGHTS

Chronological listing of known flights around the world where the aircraft have been shipped over oceans or parts thereof.
These flights do not meet the full criteria established by Earthrounders,
namely that the same pilot(s) fly the same aircraft for the entire circuit around the world,
but they are listed here in recognition of their respective journeys. .

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YEAR CREW NATION TYPE AIRCRAFT REG PHOTO ROUTE REMARKS
1927-1928 Dieudonné Costes
Joseph Le Brix
FRANCE Bré guet-Hispano XIXGR Nungesser et Coli          WEST Shipped San Francisco
to Tokyo
35,944 Miles 338 hrs - Oct 10 1927 to 14 Apr 1928
1929
1930
Baron Frederick Karl Koenig-Warthausen GERMANY Daimler-Klemm 20hp
engine
Kamerad
Huenefeld
D 1433     EAST Shipped over oceans
9 Aug -23 Nov 450 hrs
1931 Richard Halliburton & Moye Stephens as pilot USA Stearman C3B The Flying Carpet  NR 882N           EAST Shipped across Atlantic
and Pacific
1931 Charles Healy & Gladys M. Day USA Homebuilt Errant     EAST Shipped across the Pacific
6 May to 20 Dec
1930
1931
Mary Bruce UK Blackburn Bluebird IV Bluebird G-ABDS     EAST Shipped across Pacific and Atlantic
25 Sep 1930 to 20 Feb 1931
1931-32 Elly Beinhorn GERMANY Klemm   D-2160   EAST Shipped across Pacific
and Atlantic
1969 Cliff Vincent Tait NZ Airtourer115 Miss Jacy ZK-CXU
EAST Shipped Tokyo - Vancouver 30,500 Miles 284 hrs in 80 days 5 hrs 30 mn
1972 Henning Huffer GERMANY Messerschmitt-Boelkow
BO 209 Monsun
  D-EAAC
Monsun
EAST Shipped across the Pacific
First RTW 17 March to 28 July
1990/1993 Hans Schneider Germany Cessna 150 Corvus D-EENH     Shipped over the oceans
1996 Hans Gutmann AUSTRIA Glasair IIS-RG Elisabeth OE-CGH
EAST The leg Hawaii to California has been flown by a ferry pilot.
2004 Ricky De Angrela South Africa Micro-light   ZU-DEK EAST
Shipped over oceans
34,550 NM
http://www.safreedomflight.com/
2011 Patrick and Linda Elliott UK LongEze   G-LGEZ
EAST Shipped over the Pacific Ocean
http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog/eskimo/1/tpod.html
2012 Helmuth Lehner Austria WT9 Dynamic Spirit of Africa OE-7104 EAST Air freighted from Pago Pago to Honolulu and then to California
http://www.weltumrunder.at/
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Last update: November 30, 2012
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