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YEAR CREW NATION TYPE AIRCRAFT REG PHOTO ROUTE REMARKS
1924 US Army Air Service
Lts. Lowell Smith & Leslie. Arnold
Lts .Erik Nelson & John Harding
USA Douglas World Cruisers Chicago
New Orleans
    WEST
175 days
Originately team of 4.
Seattle crashed in Alaska
Boston sank North of Scotland
1931 Wiley Post
Harold Gatty
USA Lockheed Vega Winnie Mae NR105W
EAST
8 days
 
1931 Clyde Pangborn
Hugh Herndon
USA Bellanca Skyrocket Miss Veedol     EAST  
1933 Wiley Post USA Lockheed Vega Winnie Mae NR105W
EAST
8 days
 
1947 Clifford Evans USA Piper PA12 City of Washington N2345M
EAST
122 days
Flying together
George Truman City of the Angels N3671M  
1948/1949 Richarda Morrow-Tait & 2 navigators ( Michael Townsend & Jack Ellis) UK Percival Proctor IV Thursday Child G-AKUV   EAST First RTW entirely by air by a woman pilot
Vultee BT13-Valaint Next Thursday Child NX54084  
1951 Peter Mack USA Bonanza A35 Friendship Flame N80040
EAST 111 days 33,789 SM
Oct 7, 1951 - April 19, 1952
1959 Peter Gluckman USA Meyer 200   N485C   EAST  
1964 Geraldine Mock USA Cessna 180 Spirit of Colombus N1538C
EAST
29 days
First woman solo
1966 Sheila Scott UK Comanche 260 Myth Too G-ATOY   EAST  
1967 Francis Sommer
John Reiger
USA Bonanza S35          
1968 Pellissier Hrissa FRANCE Wassmer Super IV   F-BOYS   EAST Several co-pilots
1969 Alvin Marks USA Cessna C210 Semper Fly II N942SM   EAST
13 days
 
1969 Hypolite Landry USA Bonanza   N5842K   EAST
13 days
Speed record, 23,767 SM
1969-70 Sheila Scott UK Comanche 260 Myth Too G-ATOY   EAST Second flight
1971 Edward & Diane Miller USA Beech Debonair   N1563S   EAST Their honey moon
1974-76 Henning Huffer GERMANY Mooney Chaparal
M20E
  N 9608V
EAST Second fligth
1975 Hans Tholstrup AUSTRALIA Grumann AM 1B
Trainer 105 hp
  N6505L   EAST
3 months
 
1975 Robert & Peter
Muckestone
USA Cessna Centurion       EAST  
1976 Doc Howard Wisner &
Bryce Wisener
USA Bonanza S-35   N6826Q      
1976 Don Taylor USA Thorp T18 Victoria 76 N455T
EAST First home built
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
1976-1977 Henning Huffer
+pax
GERMANY Mooney Chaparal
M20E
  N 9608V
Mooney over Bora Bora
WEST Third fligth
Book publication, Pacific Adventure:
http://www.henning-huffer.com/multimedia_neu.htm
1977 Paul Straub USA Mooney Super Turbo 21   N300MD
N300MD
EAST  
1977 Jack Rodd
Harold Benham
USA Bonanza City of Cortez       EAST
1978 Paul Warren-Wilson
Nicholas Walsh
UK Cherokee 6          
1978 Henning Huffer
+camera team
GERMANY M20J   N 201XP
WEST Fourth fligth
Film publication, Pacific Adventure:
http://www.henning-huffer.com/multimedia_neu.htm
1978 Robert Muckelstone USA Cessna Centurion T210          
1978 Frank Haile
Walt Hedgren
USA Bonanza V35B   N4FH   EAST
18 days
24,500 NM
July 1 to 19
1978 Doc Howard Wisner &
Bryce Wisener
USA Bonanza S-35   N6826Q  
1980 Judith Chisholm UK Cessna Centurion T210   G-BAGE   EAST  
1980-81 Henning Huffer GERMANY Mooney M20J   N3683H
Aitutaki
WEST Fifth flight
1984 Donald (Rode) Rodewald USA Comanche 260   N8998P EAST First Wheelchair aviator
1984 Patrick Franceschi FRANCE Aviasud Sirocco          
1985-1986 Michael Schultz & Hans Kampik GERMANY Mooney 231
Porsche PFM 3200
  D-EAFE   WEST
100.000 km, 62 countries, 200 landings, 600 hours
1986 James Pirtle
Henry Riley
USA Comanche   N5425P      
1986 Bill & Genevieve BANCROFT USA Bonanza A36   N9489Q   WEST
26 days
Flying together
Wayne Collins
Charles Key
Bonanza V35B   N850T  
Frank Haile
Stuart Haile
Bonanza V35B   N4FH
Second time
 
Doc Howard Wisner
Janice Sullivan
Bonanza Second time   N6826Q
Dan Bookout
Dan Schilling
Piper Lance   N8352C  
Dan Webb
Bob Landes
Bonanza A36      
Reinhard Buchally
Andrea Schildan
GERMANY Bonanza   D-EEBR  
1987 Calin Rosetti
Richard Norton
USA
ROM
Piper Malibu 310P Arctic Tern N26033     Over both Poles.
Speed record
1987 Dan Webb
Frank Haile
USA Bonanza         Second time
1988 Edwin Galkin
& Bob Zuber
USA Cessna 210   N2160S
N2160S
EAST  
1988 Peter Norvill AUSTRALIA Cessna
Hawk XP
  VH-PSV
WEST
35 days
www.norvilleaustralia.com.au
1988 Chuck Classen
Phil Greth
USA Bonanza G35   N4493D      
1988 Mike &
Anne Wright
UK Jodel Mousquetaire   G-ARDZ   EAST  
1989 Gaby Kennard AUSTRALIA Piper Saratoga Gerty VH-GKF   EAST
99 days
29,000 NM
1989 Günther Kuhlmann
Peter Kuffner
GERMANY Bonanza V35B   D-EDVV   WEST
40 days
Flying together
Frank Haile &
Carson Gilmer
USA Bonanza V35B   N4FH
3rd time
 
Dan Webb
Richard Meyehoff
Bonanza A36   Dan's third time  
Doc Wisner
Janice Sullivan
Bonanza   Doc's third time  
1989 Tony Aliengena +
Mr. Aliengena +
Gunther Hagen
USA Cessna 210 +
chase plane
      EAST
46 days
Crossed mainland Russia
Youngest earthrounder pilot: 11 year old!
1990 James Dunlap USA Cessna 182         74 years old at time of flight
1990 Wayne Collins
Charles Key
USA Bonanza V35B   N850T   EAST
46 days
Second time
1991 Alex Zawaski
Roberta Alexander
USA Comanche 260B   N8944P   EAST 30,737 NM
1991 Thomas Casey USA Cessna 206
On Floats
Liberty II       First float plane exclusively over water
1991 David Bledsoe
Mark van Benschoten
USA Mooney M20F   N6744N   WEST 38 days
1991-1992 Wolgang Hamann & a copilot to Recife GERMANY Piper Arrow IV 210T   N600KR WEST First crossing Chile-Easter Island, East to West
1989-1992 Gérard & Margi Moss BRAZIL Embraer Sertanejo Romeo PT-RXE
EAST
980 days
First crossing Australia-South America. 50 countries
1992 Dr. Howard Wisner
Janice Sullivan
USA Bonanza S-35   N6826Q   EAST Flying together.
Their 4th RTW.
Dan Webb
& Frank Haile
USA Bonanza A-36   N4504S  
1992 Bill Signs
Iouri Kharitonov
USA
USSR
Mooney 20E          
1992
1993
Dieter Langer USA Maule          
1993 Murray Goodrich
Jay Shower
USA Bonanza F33A   N567M
EAST
45 days
Crossed Equator 6 times.
1993 Zissis Pehlevanudis GREECE Bonanza
SL-AML
         
1993 Jacques Lemaigne du Breuil
Nicolas Gorodiche
Olivier Waisblat
FRANCE TBM 700   F-GKJV     Speed record around the World
1994 Dieter Schmitt GERMANY Bonanza F33A   D-EHIB     FAI Circumnavigator Badge
1994 Fred Lasby Canada Comanche         Oldest pilot to fly solo RTW at 83 years of age
1994 Peter Weidmann
Eduardo Nixon
GERMANY
EL SALVADOR
Bonanza F33 El Salvador YS-257P   WEST
35 days
 
1995 Antonio Faria e Mello PORTUGAL Bonanza F33 Alice 19 CS-AZI
Antonio Faria
EAST
70 days
Wheelchair aviator
28,372 NM
1995 Jon Johanson AUSTRALIA Van RV4   VH-NOJ
EAST  
1995 Jay Merten &
Sandi Smith
USA Malibu Round the World for Sight, 1995 N313JM   EAST 86 days
25,303 NM
1995 Makagonov Vladimir, Molchanyuk Mikhail, Alekseeko Victor RUSSIA SM-92 Finist RA44484
EAST 41 days
28.015 km
1996 Jon Johanson AUSTRALIA Van RV4   VH-NOJ
WEST Second flight
1996 Bill Signs
Ruth Jacobs
USA Cessna 210L   N90NB     First single r-t-w to land
on 7 continennts
1997 Jürgen Timm GERMANY Bonanza V         Flying together
Gunter Kuhlmann Bonanza A36       
1997 Dieter Schmitt GERMANY Bonanza F33A   D-EHIB     Second flight
1997 Jorge Cornish
Alfredo Dehmlow
MEXICO Mooney 231/305R Águila Negra XB-CNA
EAST
55 days
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
1997 Dick Rutan USA Long EZ   N169SH   EAST
81 days
Flying together. 30,000 plus NM
Mike Melvill USA   N26MS  
1997 Tony Cowan
Ced Hughes
Bill Purchase
UK 2 Chipmunks
1 Islander
  WP962
WP833
G-PASU
  EAST
Across Russia
Flying together
1997 Waldemar Miszkurka , Andrzej Szymanski, Boguslaw Gajek POLAND Antonov-2   SP-DLA
EAST First RTW flight by Polish pilots
1997 Jürgen Fuchs &
Harmut Bader
GERMANY Mooney M20M   D-ERFU   EAST  
1998 Gary Burns
Alex Schenk
AUSTRALIA Lancair IV   VH-LKG
EAST http://home.iprimus.com.au/gkburns/
1998 Lee Joo Hak (Peter) KOREA Cherokee 235 Geum Kang II N15152   EAST
36 days
26,000 NM
1998 Brian Milton +
K. Reynolds, P. Petrov ( part of the way)
UK Trike GT Global Flyer     EAST
121 days
First trike 23,130 SM
1998 Mario Ardoino AUSTRALIA Archer   VH-MGA WEST    
1998 Nikki Mitchell
Rhonda Miles
USA Maule M5E       EAST
49 days
Across whole of mainland Russia
1998 Reed Prior USA Mooney M20J   N60RP
WEST  
1999 Ike Bartlett AUSTRALIA Mustang II   VH-MMC   EAST July 19 to October 8
1999 Horst Ellenberger
+ diff. copilots
GERMANY Turbine Bonanza Orion D-EVIK
EAST
Flying together
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
Peter Woelfel
+ varying pax
Bonanza A36 Papa Whisky N10PW    
Robert Reiss USA Turbine Bonanza Third time N9675R
 
1999 Mario Ardoino AUSTRALIA Archer   VH-MGA   WEST Second flight
2000 H G Schmid SWITZERLAND Long EZ Homebuilt   HB-YCT
EAST
27 days
Speed record
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2000 H G Schmid SWITZERLAND Long EZ Homebuilt   HB-YCT
WEST
27 days
Second flight
Speed record
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2000 Jon Johanson AUSTRALIA Van RV4   VH-NOJ
EAST Via the North Pole
2000 Robert Ragozzino USA Stearman N2S-B    
EAST
5 months
 
2001 Masaki Kubara (pilot)
Kozo Takita (pilot and team leader)
Hiroshi Kazama (pilot)
Tetsuo Inoue (journalist)
JAPAN Malibu   JA4084
EAST Flying together.
Other participating aircraft :
One Bonanza A36 N3616Z (Seatle-Tokyo)
One Mooney M20 (Canadian legs)
One Pilatus PC-12 N660NR(ditched in Russian waters)
Details on:
http://www18.tok2.com/home/soar/world.htm
Fumio Oyama (pilot)
Shojiro Hamatani (pilot)
Akinori China (pilot)
Yukata Otsu (journalist)
JAPAN Malibu   JA4200
2001 Polly Vacher UK Piper Dakota   G-FRGN
EAST  
2001 Lloyd Harmon & Bill Clark USA Mooney Ovation   N91678   EAST Participating in London-Sydney Air Race
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2001 Michel Gordillo SPAIN MCR-01   EC-ZBQ
EAST Seneca chase plane
2001 Gérard Moss BRAZIL Ximango   PT-ZAM
WEST  
2002 Bill Finlen AUSTRALIA Bonanza   VH-TYE
WEST  
2002 Flemming & Angela Pederesen SWITZERLAND Mooney HoneyMooney HB-DVN
EAST http://honeymooney.com/
2002 Dick Smith & various copilots AUSTRALIA Cessna Caravan   VH-SHZ
EAST  
2002 Salvatore Tasca & Mario Battistello Italy Cessna 210   OO-TVH   WEST 229 hrs, 07 mns for 33,205 NM
2003 Jason Bahnsen AUSTRALIA Mooney   VH-JDY   WEST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2003 Paul Ryan and Alan McMahon Ireland Cherokee Six   PH-SMD
EAST www.jumpseatproductions.com/WF
2003 Philipp Sturm and Danielle Rentsch Switzerland Super Dimona    
EAST  
2003 Reto and Trudy Godly Switzerland Cessna 185   N185GW
EAST  
2003 Bob Reiss USA Turbine Bonanza   N9675R
EAST His fourth RTW
2003 Antonio Feria e Mello Portugal Bonanza   CS-AZI
EAST His second RTW in a wheel chair
http://www.asasdateimosia.com.pt/Default.htm
2003 Delfim Costa Portugal Cessna 210   CS-AOD
EAST http:www.www.aindaalemdataprobana.com.pt
2003 CarolAnn Garratt USA Mooney MSE   N220FC
WEST 7 months, 36,667 nm.
Feb 28-Oct 12
First RTW
2004 John Coale USA Cessna 210   N30EW
EAST http://www.N30EW.com/
2004 Polly Vacher UK Piper Dakota   G-FRGN
WEST First woman solo over 7 continents
First woman solo over the North Pole
First solo in single over 7 continents
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2004 Thomas Scherer GERMANY Europa   N81EU   EAST  
2004 Dr Ed Galkin
Cpt Dick Sollner
USA Cessna 210   N2160S
N2160S
WEST Second RTW for both pilots
2004 Matevz Lanarcic SLOVENIA Pipistrel Sinus 912    
EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2005 Steve Fossett USA Model 311 Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer N277SF
EAST First non stop solo RTW
2005 Bill Randolph USA RV8   N878DZ
EAST  
2005 Dean Stahr USA Cessna T182RG   N4906S   WEST Oldest US pilot
2005-2007 Henkell Marrk & Armin Stief GERMANY Cirrus SR22-G3   N241PK   East http://www.n-flight-enroute.com
2006 Manuel Queiroz UK RV-6 Slavka G-GDRV
EAST www.chasingthemorningsun.com
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2006 Perren Stephan & Nicolas SWITZERLAND Mooney   HB-DGL
EAST  
2006 Rolandas Paksas & Vladimir Makagonov LITHUANIA
RUSSIA
SM 2000 Phoenix HA-SMA
WEST Second RTW for Vladimir Makagonov
FAI Circumnavigarot Badge
2006 Ulf & Matthias Muehlbacher GERMANY Turbine Piper PA46 Malibu   N49HF
EAST Gold Star Award for Web Excellence
   http://www.worldflight2006.de
2007 Arnim Stief and Markus Henkell GERMANY Cirrus SR 22   N241PK
Cirrus
EAST http://www.n-flight-enroute.com
2007 Jens Abilgaard Hansen DANEMARK Cessna 182   N2217L
EAST www.hosbiz.com
2007 Peter Mennel and Reinhard Flatz AUSTRIA Bonanza The Spirit of Bregenz N5NZ
EAST 80 hours, 14 days
http://www.upcs.at/allgemeines/downloads/files/
Tagebuch_einer_Reise_mit_Hindernissen.pdf
2007 Wojciech Mirski SWITZERLAND Comanche 260C   HB-OTF
EAST http://www.flying-doctor.ch
2007 Barrington Irving USA Colombia 400 Inspiration N731EA
EAST http://www.experienceaviation.org/
First African American and youngest RTW solo
March 23 to June 27
2007 Farhad Rostampour and Arshid Moti-Ghavanin IRAN Bonanza F33   N266DC
EAST http://freedomflight.us
First Iranian pilots
2007 Uwe Thomas Carstensen & Sebastian Rothammel (first half), Hans Christian Albertsen(second half) GERMANY Cessna 206 Marie D-EMCA
EAST www.globeflight-rallye.com/en_start.php
2007 Norman Livingstone & Vajee Misakawan Canada &
Thailand
Ovation Nang Fah N667DL
Ovation
EAST www.around-the-world-2007.com/
2007 Rahul Monga with Anil Kumar and Valery Romanov INDIA CTSW   ML105
EAST  
2008 Marc Aurel Lehmann & Karl-Heinz Maxwita GERMANY Diamond D40 XL   N351DS
Diamond D40XL
EAST http://www.flugzeug-weltumrundung.de
2008 Ron Siwik USA Bonanza   N2092W
Bonanza
WEST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2008 Jim Nisbet UK Mooney   G-CERT
Mooney
EAST www.jimsbigadventure.co.uk
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2008 Jacques Lemaigne du Breuil
Richard de Tscharner
Mario Julen
FRANCE PC12   LX-JFN   EAST http://www.wingsandbridges.org/
2008 CarollAnn Garratt
Carol Foy
USA Mooney Silver Wings N220FC
N220FC
WEST http://www.alsworldflight.com
Dash for a cure:
CarollAnn second RTW
2009 Ludwig Frieling & Jürgen Hoch GERMANY Cessna P210N Silver Eagle D-EMDT
EAST  
2009 Andy Hopper UK Cessna 210   G-SEEK
Cessna 210
WEST  
2009 Rolf Frieden & Manfred Melloh SWISS
AUSTRALIA
Comanche P24/260   HB-PON
EAST http://blog.mailasail.com/comanche.hb-pon
2009 Blythe Mike & Pitman James SOUTH AFRICA SLING   ZU-TAF
WEST http://www.airplanefactory.co.za/world/default.asp
2010 Ken Evers and Tim Pryse Australia GA8-TC Airvan   VH-BYI
VH-BYI
EAST http://www.millionsagainstmalaria.com/
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2010 Bovier Yannick Switzerland CTLS Dreamcatcher HB-WYB
WEST http://www.azimut270.ch/
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2010 Agullo Francisco Switzerland CTLS Céline HB-WYA
WEST http://www.azimut270.ch/
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2010 Huntley Peter and Hamilton Brian UK TBM 700   N868AT
EAST 22 days, 105 hrs
26061 NM
2010 Hans-Juergen and Wilma Schwerhoff Germany Cessna P210   D-ESAY
EAST http://www.www.rtw2010-s3.de
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2010 Jeffery Ying China Piper Malibu   N9258Q
 
EAST http://jeffreyandreneearoundtheworld.blogspot.com/
2011 Robert Gannon USA Cessna 182 Lady Luck Too N182VE
EAST, WEST, POLES Started 1992
http://www.worldflyingadventure.com/
2011 Thom Kane USA Cessna 180   N6TK
C180
WEST  
2011 Wei Chen China TBM 700   N168CW
EAST http://www.weiaroundtheworld.com/
First Chinese national to fly around the Word
May 22 to July 30, 2011
2011 James Pitman and Jean D'Assonville South Africa Sling 4   ZU-TAF
 
EAST www.airplanefactory.co.za/sling4atw.asp
2011 Harry R. Anderson USA Lancair Colunbia   N788W
EAST http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog/harry4123/1/tpod.html
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2011-2012 CarollAnn Garratt USA Mooney Silver Wings N220FC
N220FC
EAST CarollAnn's third RTW
2012 Matevz Lenarcic Slovania Pipistrel Sinus W914 Little One S5-PEZ
EAST http://www.worldgreenflight.com/
2012 Ignas Krivickas and Jonas Juknius Lithuania Ovation   N 1012P
EAST http://www.aroundtheworld.lt
2012 Walter Toledo and Eduardo Fleury Brasil Piper Matrix Echo Bravo Alpha PR-EBA
EAST http://www.facebook.com/BrasilVoandoAlto
Youngest pilot at 21, and accompanied by Fleury for most of journey, except across Russia
2012 Müller Fritz Dieter and Hüfner Gerald Germany Caravan   D-FIMI
D-FIMI
EAST  
2012 Carlo Schmid Switzerland Cessna 210 Turbo-prop   HB-RTW
EAST http://www.rtw2012.com/
At 22 years of age, Carlo broke the record of youngest solo RTW flight, replacing Barrington Irvin
2012 Dumont Louis Alain and
Dumont Annie
France TBM 700   N700KV
EAST 2012 AIR JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD AIR RALLY
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2013 Ulf & Matthias Muehlbacher GERMANY Turbine Piper PA46 Malibu   N49HF
EAST http://www.worldflight2006.de
2013 James Tan Malaysia Cessan Silver Eagle, P210N   N81MG
EAST Youngest solo RTW pilot at 21 years of age
http://www.1rtw.com.my/
2013 Bozi Filipaj & Andreas Scheerer SWITZERLAND & GERMANY Turbine Piper PA46 Malibu DLX   N9GF
EAST http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/bozi.u.andreas/1/1368017092/tpod.html
2013 Jack Weigand USA Mooney Ovation2 GX   N432BG
EAST Youngest solo RTW pilot at 20 years of age
http://www.solo2013.com/
2013 Ryan Campbell Australia Cirrus S22 The Spirit of the Sapphire Coast VH-OLS
EAST Youngest solo RTW pilot at 19 years of age
http://www.teenworldflight.com
2013 Petra & Gerhard-Michael Decius Germany Piper JetPROP, Speedy Gonzales D-EXRE
WEST pgmd@teleos-web.de
2013 Johannes Burges (Germany) and Wolf Schroen (USA) Germany and USA Mooney M20K Encore Maggie N231WG
WEST  
www.360ww.de
www.maggie360.com
2013 Veronica & Dietmar Frey Germany Cessna P210 Silver Eagle   N6593W
 
WEST http://worldflight2013.blogspot.com
2013 Petra & Gerhard-Michael Decius Germany Piper JetPROP, Speedy Gonzales D-EXRE
WEST pgmd@teleos-web.de
2014 Calle Hedberg Norway Ravin 500 Troll Air ZU-XML
ZU-XML
WEST www.avcom.co.za -> General aviation chatter -> Troll Air Round The World: 1+2+3+4+1000+ZOOOOM)
2014Total to date = 186 flights with single engine aircraft


Last update: July 6, 2014
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