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YEAR CREW NATION TYPE AIRCRAFT REG PHOTO ROUTE REMARKS
1938 Howard Hughes:
Thomas Thurlow
Henri Conner
Richard Stoddard
Eddie Lund
USA Lockheed 14 New York's World
Fair 1939
    EAST  
1939 Nakao / Yoshida /
Shimokawa / Saeki /
Sato / Yaokawa
JAPAN Mitsubishi
G3M2
         
1959 Dan Sorkin &
Frank Hansen
USA Piper Apache       EAST  
1960 Charles "Chuck" F. Banfe USA Twin Bonanza         15 Oct to 23 Oct
1961 Max Conrad &
Richard Jennings
USA Piper Aztec New Frontiers N4445P   WEST  
1962 Gunther & Alice Balz
USA Twin Bonanza
D-50
  N4371D   WEST  
1964 Joan Merriam Smith
USA Piper Apache City of Long Beach N3251P   EAST  
1966 Robert & Joan
Wallick
USA Baron C-55 Philippine Baron     EAST  
1966 Herman Miller III
USA Piper Aztec       EAST  
1967 Ann H. Pellegreno
William Payne
Lee Koepke
Bill Polhemus
USA Lockheed 10A       EAST  
1967 Héctor Ramírez
Manuel Arango
MEXICO Beech Queen Air
BX 100
         
1971 Sheila Scott UK Piper Aztec Mythre G-AYTO   Over North Pole Third flight
1971 Trevor Brougham
Robert Dixon
AUSTRALIA Beech Baron
B55
  VH-CFO EAST Speed Record- 5 days 6 hrs  
1971 Patricio Milmo
Jesús Delgado
MEXICO Turbo Twin Comanche Embajador Azteca XB-BUO   EAST
75 days
29,968 NM
1971 Elgen Long USA Piper Navajo Crossroads Endeavour N9097Y   Via Both Poles First r-t-w to overfly both poles
1974 Amos Buettell USA Cessna 310     Cessna 310 EAST  
1974-
1975
William & Priscilla Chester USA Beech King Air 90  Angel Bumper N12AB   EAST
15 months
45 countries, 59.205 NM
1975 Denys Dalton
Keith Carmody
AUSTRALIA Beech Duke 60   VH-TKE   EAST  
1975 Denys Dalton
Terry Gwynn-Jones
AUSTRALIA Beech Duke 60   VH-TKE   EAST Speed record 5 days 2 hrs
24,426 SM
1977 Phil Claxton
Jack Cink
USA Aerostar 601P American Spirit     EAST Speed record, 4 days 8 hrs.
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
1982 Robert Reinhold
Donald Grant
Frank Puruello
USA Cheyenne III
PA-42
      EAST  
1984 Browne John FX USA Piper Aztec   N2FX   EAST Via Easter Island
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
1985 Sheik Hamad Al Thani
QATAR Piper Seneca II       EAST  
1986 Dick Rutan
Jeana Yeager
USA Voyager Voyager N269VA   EAST First and only non stop
unrefueled circumnavigation
1986 David McCulloch
Gerald Keating
CANADA Cessna 414   C-FASB   WEST World Speed Record Westbound
1986 Ted Rear
Keven Pownell
AUSTRALIA Aerostar 601P   VH-PJC   WEST  
1987-1993 Donald & Mali Lise Flynn USA Beech Duchess       EAST  
1987 Donald & Jim
Fonger
CANADA Turbo Twin Comanche   C-GPZX   WEST Flying Together
Dr. Talibi
Ken Bamford
USA Turbo Twin Comanche      
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
1990 Tom & Fran Towle USA Cessna 310R       WEST  
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
1991 R.J. Plimpton SWITZERLAND Twin Comanche          
1992 Tim Findlow
+ 2 diff pax
AUSTRALIA Cessna 310Q   VH-HKW   WEST
19 flying days
1992 Dick Levin & Dan Boone USA Piper Twin Comanche   N8213Y   WEST  
1992 Sheik Hamad Al Thani QATAR Aerostar 601P   N900608   WEST Second flight
1993 Martin & Evelyn Lutin
Bernard & Renny Shapiro
USA Cessna A 441   N77ML Conquest II EAST  
1993 W. Paul Thayer & Byrum W. Teekell USA Cessna 414A   N414BW   EAST 73 & 64 years old
23033 NM
1993 Donald & Mali Lise Flynn USA Beech Duchess          
1995 Carlos Lupanes
Edwart Tarditi
Albert Rosenfeld
ARGENTINA King Air B-200   LV-WEW
 
EAST 16 days, 102 hours, 44.786 KM
1996 Mellon Timothy and Patricia USA Cessna Citation I   N7TK EAST Second RTW (1992)
1996 Claude Meunier AUSTRALIA Aerostar 602P/700   VH-XRD Aerostar EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
1997 Peter and Kathrin Kappeler SWITZERLAND Atzec PA 23-250   HB-LDH EAST  
1997 Linda Finch &
copilots
USA Lockheed 10       EAST Flying together
Reid Dennis
Andy Macfie
Grumann Albatross      
1998 Doug Cayne
John Fulton
USA King Air E90 Ponceby N898WW   WEST  
2000 Dan Dominguez
Chris Wall
USA Aero Commander Dream Catcher   EAST 66 days  
2001 David Hare &
various co-pilots or none
UK Piper Aztec Red Tape G-TAPE Aztec EAST Participating in London-Sydney Air Race
2001 Denise Waters &
various co-pilots or none
USA Twin Comanche PA30B Ride the Sun N7998Y   EAST Participating in London-Sydney Air Race
2002 Cpt. Dick Sollner &
Cpt. Bill Moore
USA Twin Comanche PA30B   N178E   WEST  
2002-2003 Doug Cairns & a safety pilot USA Beech Baron Diabetes World Flight N30TB Otter EAST 26,300NM
63 legs
22 countries
2003 Gianandrea Caravatti & Sergio Dallan ITALY Aerostar 601P Marilyn G-RIGS   WEST  
2003 Robert Irwin USA Baron   N100N   EAST  
2003 Frank & Dorise Heittlich GERMANY Seneca
PA34
  DGOMM seneca WEST  
2004 Sherry & Larry Sietsma USA Beechcraft Baron   N3199J Baron EAST  
2005 Peter Moore
Jim Hazelton
Don McBean
Geoff Hazelton
Keith Bushnell
Australia King Air   VH-HPX King Air EAST  
2006 Johan Hammarstörm
Henrik Ejderholm
Martin Håkansson
SWEDEN Diamond DA42 Twin Star   SE-LVO EAST  
2007-08 Ralf and
Marga Hannemann
Germany Partenavia Geier-Flyer D-GHAN Partenavia EAST 340:32 hrs, all continents, 29 countries, 92 legs, 44 956 NM
2008 Mike Hebel and Mookie Bahiri USA Baron   N158BB Baron EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2009 Jared Isaacman, Doug Demko and Shaun Leach USA Cessna C510   N1693L   EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
Speed record: 61 hrs, 15 mns, 15 sec
2010 O.R.(Butch) Smith (Captain)
Glenn A. Smith (First Officer)
W.Mark David (Navigator)
USA King Air C90-1 Babe N332MS   EAST 8805 hours
21,154 NM
http://www.gfm2010.com/
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
2010 Reiner Meutsch and Arnim Stief Germany Cheyenne   N191MA Cheyenne EAST http://www.fly-and-help.de/
2011 Peter and Kathrin Kappeler Switzerland Cheyenne El Condor HB-LNX HB-LNX EAST  
2011 Ralf and
Marga Hannemann
Germany Partenavia Geier-Flyer D-GHAN Partenavia EAST http://www.geier-flyer.com/index2.php
2011 Forest Ward and Robert Martin USA Aerostar   N601PE WEST 18 days
http://www.RaceAgainstPolio.com
2011 Robert Jeffrey Australia Twin Comanche       EAST  
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.
2011-2012 Philippe Angellier France Twin Comanche Jerry N8798P N7898P WEST 1 year, 205 hrs, 50,000 Km
2010 Total to date = 99 flights in twin engine aircraft (including air races and rallies)
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Last update: january 17, 2014
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