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THAILAND REUNION
2016

The 9th Earthrounders Meeting will take place in Thailand.

Our hosts: Norm, Lec and Isaiah Livingstone


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CURRENT CIRCUMNAVIGATIONS
Thom Kane and Veronica Baird are on their second world flight with N6TK.
http://www.travelpod.com/z/n6tk/1/1407190289
Heinz Peier is flying his red SX500 around the World and he is 'on the move again' from NZ to Japan
http://www.travelpod.com/members/hpeier12
RECENTlLY COMPETED
CIRCUMNAVIGATIONS
Bill Harrelson has started his World Record Attempt to fly around the world by the poles in a Lancair IV.
https://go.spidertracks.com/fleetpro/public/zqpilot/tracks
His Facebook page is: ZQ Pilot
Completed on January 22, 2015
Matt Guthmiller has left El Cajon CA on May 31, 2014 in a 1981 A36 Bonanza N367HP.
Limitless-Horizons.org
Completed on July 14, 2014
Amelia Rose Earhart is recreating the flight of her namesake in a Pilatus PC12 with co-pilot Shane Jordon.
http://www.flywithamelia.org/
Completed on July 11, 2014
SLOWLY BUT SURELY
Flights being undertaken over several years
Trevor Laundy (Turbo Twin Comanche PA30C D-GPEZ) took off from Peterborough, UK on April 1st, 2013 for New Zealand on the first part of his RTW
Completed on October 2, 2014
Heinz Peier
http://www.travelpod.com/members/hpeier12
Bill Charney (Beech Staggerwing)
http://captainbiff.com/
FUTURE RTW
Sami Raffa and Ralph Eckhardt, two retired B747 Captains are planning an Eastward RTW in a Mooney Ovation.
http://dreamcometrue.de/en
Michel Gordillo is preparing for another RTW, this time via the Poles, in his owner-built RV8
Tim Fino is announcing his RTW, departing Oshkosh in a Piper Seneca II N47815 in support of Wings of Mercy East Michigan
http://www.WingsAroundTheWorld.INFO
Debasish Banerjee will fly a Cessna 182 in the Summer of 2015 from 1A5 Macon County Airport. Both him and his crew are diabetic and he plans to make the flight a tool to raise awareness of Diabetes.
Theodore Robert Wright:
http://www.aroundtheworldforlife.org/
David Bowie:
http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog/davidbowie/1/tpod.html
Justin Collins
http://www.spitfireworldchallenge.com/
Mickey Russell
http://www.worldflyers.org/
WHAT'S NEW ?
ARCHIVES


CarollAnn Garratt first RTW 2003
MESSAGES

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June 20, 2014; From Wolf Shroen: We still have 5 x 55-gal drums of Avgas for sale in Adak. Any interested parties can email me at wolf_schroen(at)hotmail.com

January 14, 2014: Looking to buy or rent ferry tank or 'dolly paton' tanks with 120+ gallon capacity for Beechcraft Bonanza (A36).
Please contact by email:
babars@allscribe.com
Indiana, USA
Cell: 317.809.4229

NEW BOOKS AND DVDs


CHASING THE MORNING SUN by Manuel Queiroz:


FLYING CARPETS, FLYING WINGS by Barbara H. Schultz


AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS by Wg Cmder Monga

UPON SILVER WINGS II by CarolAnn Garrat

POLAR FIRST by Jennifer Murray

GREAT CIRCLE, The World Eastbound by Stephan and Nicolas Perren


FAI BADGE
The new FAI Circumnavigator Badge.
Have you applied for your Badge yet ???

Click here for details.
And list of holders

GOLD STAR AWARD
FOR WEB EXCELLENCE

First recipient of the Earthrounders Gold Star Award for Web Site excellence.
http://www.worldflight2006.de
Details of the Award
Aviation
Aviation
Aviation Aviation Awarded to quality airplane information websites Aviation
Aviation Aviation
Best Aviation Sites


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This site is a register of pilots who have flown around the world in light aircraft (*). It records the pilots and their aircraft in chronological order, and aims to inspire others who have similar flying dreams.
(*) Maximum weight 7000 kg.

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    Deitmar and Veronica Frey's
    Cessna P210 Silver Eagle
    at Adak (PADK) Aleutian Islands.
    RTW 2013


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Noticeboard:

April 19, 2015: A warning on excesive charges experienced in the Phillipines.
Details

April 16, 2015: Many thanks to Jorge Cornish (RTW 1997) for sending photos of a display on the Earthrounders in the Museum "Wings of the Rockies" in Denver.
Click here for a photo of the display








April 12, 2015: From Heinz Peier in Japan: "I am in Kagoshima, Japan and my SX is the First Experimental Airplane approved ever to Fly in Japan's Airspace..... it took a while , lots of Persistence and thanks to Peter Steeger ...Next Russia...
Picture at right: Oil-change in Kagoshima
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March 31, 2015: Solarimpulse2:.
On Sunday March 23, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have landed in Chonqing in China after 22 days of flying their 'Zero Fuel' aircraft.
Here is the the most amazing live streaming of every minute of the flight....
http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-5-from-Mandalay-to-Chongqing

March 14, 2015: Publishing Company Piper Verlag announces Johannes Burges' (RTW 2013) new book:
"360° Wesward".
Details







March 10, 2015: Another photo of Heinz Peier's SX500 in Wanaka New Zealand, as he gets ready for the Pacific Ocean crossing.
Larger photo by Mike Condon
(http://www.mrcaviation.blogspot.com)









March 9, 2015: Solar Impulse took off at 7.12am (03:12UTC) for its first flight from Abu Dhabi (Al Bateen Executive Airport, AZI/OMAD) in the United Arab Emirates, to Muscat (Muscat International Airport, MCT/OOMS) in the Sultanate of Oman.
Swiss Earthrounder Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are planning a world record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered aeroplane.
http://info.solarimpulse.com/

March 6, 2015: Two drums (400L) of AVGAS available in Abuja, Nigeria.
Full details

March 5, 2015: Heinz Peier is 'on the move again', this time from New Zealand to Japan.
Larger photo (over Wanaka, New Zealand).

February 21, 2015: Earthrounder Michel Gordillo (RTW 2001) is preparing for another RTW, this time via the Poles, in his owner-built RV8 and is waiting for his Polar Clearance.

February 19, 2015:
Happy New Year of the Goat: 山羊 新年快乐


January 22, 2015: Congratulaions to Bill Harrelson for the successful completion of his flight to both Poles. He landed at Kinston NC after a very long leg from Fairbanks AK and flying over the North Pole.
In Fairbanks, he was welcomed by Polar Pilot Art Mortvedt of "Polar Pumpkin" fame.

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January 20, 2015: We are very saddened to learn only now of Dennis M Stewart passing away last year on January 16, 2014. After a successful career in the US Air Force, he retired in San Diego. In 1992 and again in 1994 he participated in around-the-world air races, serving as co-pilot for his good friend Bob Reiss in Bob's A36 Beechcraft prop-jet Bonanza. He published a book about this experience, "Bonanza Around the World."
Our most sincere condolences to his family.
"Bonanza Around the World."

N6ZQ January 12, 2015: Bill Harrelson after overflying the South Pole is now on his way to Honolulu.
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January 12, 2015: Sami Raffa and Ralph Eckhardt, two retired B747 Captains are planning an Eastward RTW in a Mooney Ovation.
Thay plan to depart from Baden Baden, Germany in May 2015.
www.topgunleaders.com
http://dreamcometrue.de/en

January 1, 2015: Doug Cairns is announcing a second Diabetes World Flight RTW flight in July 2015, heading West from the UK, in a UK-registered Bonanza F33A , and split into three separate legs over five months. This will be an all-type 1 diabetes crew as with Diabetes World Flight in 2002/3.
Doug also have a big “Flying With Diabetes Weekend” event planned immediately before Oshkosh on 17/18/19 July at Council Bluffs, IA (KCBF).
www.dffusa.org
http://www.diabetesworldflight.com/index.html

December 29 , 2014: Bill Harrelson has started his World Record Attempt to fly around the world by the poles in a Lancair IV.
He can be followed on Spidertracks at: https://go.spidertracks.com/fleetpro/public/zqpilot/tracks
His Facebook page is: ZQ Pilot
Thank you to CA Garratt for passing the information.

December 27 , 2014: Mr. António Veladas did announce a double RTW from both Timor and from Portugal to mark the 500th year since the arrival of the Portuguese in Timor Leste.
He plans to depart for the first of these 2 records breaking RTWs from Portugal on May 5th.
http://2015timorportugal500anos.wordpress.com/

December 22 , 2014: Earthrounders Patrick Elliott and Thom Kane spending Christmas in Singapore with Yeow Meng of WingsOverAsia.
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http://www.wingsoverasia.com/

December 5 , 2014: Earthrounders.com wishes a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year to all Earthrounders, their families and friends and all Earthrounders-to-be.

Happy landings, blue skies, tail winds and all this kind of things....

Hope we can all meet again, this time in Thailand....





November 23, 2014
Thom Kane and Veronica Baird visiting Bob Bates in New Guinea.
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November 17, 2014
Thom Kane and Veronica Baird on their second RTW are visiting Bill and Jennifer Finlen in Brisbane.
Larger photo
http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/n6tk/1/1407190289/tpod.html



October 13, 2014
From Matevz Lenarcic: I would just like to inform that a book about my 2012/13 RTW and North Pole “Over the Blue Planet" in Pipistrel Virus ultralight is in the bookstores in Slovene, English and German version.
Full details on the Books Page

October 7, 2014
Chris Elgar (RTW 2014) is selling his Turtle Pack ferry tank.
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October 3, 2014
Sincere congratulations to Trevor Laundy for the successful completion of the part 2 of his RTW. He landed at Peterborough UK (EGSF) coming from Santa Maria, Azores (LPAZ).





October 2, 2014
Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the globe, has died in her sleep at her home in Quincy in northern Florida.
Read "The Colombus Disparch's" .obituary
Our most sincere condolences to her family and thanks to Thom Kane for giving us the sad news.

Geraldine's C180



September 27, 2014
At the end of a long Oz odyssey, Bob Bates and Sergey Terekhin arrived in Northam (YNTM), Western Australia to visit Claude Meunier and park Bob's C182 (P2-HPC) in Claude's hangar for a few months.
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Bob's blog
Sergey also had photos of the late Hans Gutmann's monument in Northern Italy.
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