logo Round the World Flight with HB-PON 2008/09
Date: 01 Aug 2005 18:16:00
Title: 31'000 Kilometers for a Newly Overhauled and upgraded Piper Comanche

From Geneva, Switzerland via the North Atlantic

to California, and back home via the Carribbean,

South America, the SouthAtlantic and Africa



31 000 Kilometres in 124 hours, twice the Atlantic, 4 Continents, an unforgettable

Flight Experience. 


 

Flight

Log

Type of Aircraft: Piper Comanche 260C

Registration: HB-PON

 

 

Kilometres

Dates

Flight Legs

Flown

 9 August

Prangins - Geneva (Switzerland) – Jersey Island (UK) – Wick  (Scotland)

1 800 Km

10 August

Wick– Reykjavik (Iceland)

1 200 Km

11 August

Reykjavik –  Sondrestrom Fjord ( Greenland) – Ikaluit (Canada)

2 300 Km

12 August

Ikaluit –  La Grande Rivière (Canada) – Chibougamou (Canada)

1 900 Km

13 August

Chibougamou – Toronto (Canada)

   900 Km

14 August

Toronto – Fond du Lac (USA)

  900 Km

17 August

Fond du Lac – Las Vegas (NM)

1 700 Km

18 August

Las Vegas – Tulare (Calif)

1 300 Km


Total distance covered from Europe to California

 

         12 000 Km 

13 Nov.

Tulare – Las Vegas ( Nev.)

  490 Km

14 Nov.

Las Vegas – North Platte (Neb.)

1 550 Km

15 Nov.

North Platte – Panama City (Fla.)

1 850 Km

16 Nov.

Panama City – New Bight, Cat Island (Bahamas)

1 220 Km

17 Nov.

New Bight – Punta Cana (Domenican Republic)

1 080 Km

19 Nov.

Punta Cana – Philipsburg (Saint Martin)

   570 Km

20 Nov.

Philipsburg – Crown Point (Tobago)

  810 Km

22 Nov.

Crown Point – Cayenne (French Guyana)

1 300 Km

23 Nov.

Cayenne – Belem (Brazil)

   820 Km

24 Nov.

Belem – Recife (Brazil)

1 700 Km

27 Nov.

Recife – Dakar (Senegal)

3 200 Km

29 Nov.

Dakar – Saint Louis (Senegal)

  200 Km

30 Nov.

Saint Louis – Lanzerote (Canary Islands)

1 550 Km

 1 Dec.

Lanzerote – Murcia (Spain)

1 600 Km

 2 Dec.

Murcia – Geneva – Prangins (Switzerland)

1 150 Km

 

Total distance covered return trip

 

19 090 Km



The Piper Comanche 260C

Aircrafts year of manufacture 1969, ex N9368P. IFR certified.
Total time since new 2 140hrs. Total fuel 220 Gallons.


 

 

 

 



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