Saturday, August 2, 2014

Stats on the Journey Around the World 2014

This is it, I have circumnavigated the world in my own airplane.


  • The Hobbs meter is showing exactly 100 hours from departure on May 11 returning on July 31.

  • Average ground speed 291.6 kts and 28971 nm flown.

  • All in working order with the exception of the co-pilot windshield heater rheostat.

  • 45 flights, landings and takes-off.

  • 29 countries, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, U.K., Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco, Malta, Greece, Turkey. Jordan, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Russia, Siberia, USA

  • 83 days ( including the stop in Oshkosh)

  • New Friends for life

  • Memories for a life time

  • Souvenirs from many places ( a full Jeep Cherokee from the airport to home)

These are the different charts to look at the journey, regardless they are all very impressive

On my way to Oshkosh, before home

I still have to cross the US and visit Oshkosh before heading back home

A Farewell dinner in Seattle

We have done it, we are Earthrounders. We now have to get back home to qualify for the title.

What a journey, here are some pics of our "Last Supper".....before the next journey together.

A day in Seattle

We have not settle done yet, that it is time for the visit of the Boeing Factory and the St Michelle Winery.

The Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour is located in Mukilteo, Wash., 25 miles north of Seattle. Public tours of Boeing's Everett factory are available seven days a week. The Everett, Wash., facility is home to the 747, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliner production lines.

During the tour of the world's largest building by volume (472,000,000 cubic feet or 13,385,378 cubic meters), visitors will see airplanes being built for our worldwide base of airline customers.

An then lunch

And then the wine tour at St Michelle
14111 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072
Open Daily 10:00am-5:00pm
Phone: (425) 488-1133

A fast turn around to Seattle via Ketchikan to the finish line

We sleep in a little late....we have 7 hours time difference with Japan since we left 4 nights ago. Yes we have crossed the dateline but that is not helping our body clock, which think that we are somewhere else. Plus we are having a tough time getting our watch back on US time with the correct date.

And I still have 4 more hours of time change before getting to Florida.

With the sun visor I look like a Saint...