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Pilot(s) name(s)
First name: Derjeou
Surname: Chou
Nationality: USA
Other people who have completed the full circumnavigation:

First name: William
Surname: Archer
Nationality: USA

Class of Aircraft: (single, twin, homebuilt, helicopter, ultra light, balloon…): Twin
Brand: (i.e.: Beechcraft): Eclipse
Model: (i.e.: Bonanza): 500
Type: (i.e. A35): EA50
Name of aircraft if any (ie. Spirit of the Wind, or whatever):  
Registration: N287WM
Route (Eastbound, Westbound, via the Poles): Eastbound
How did you cross the Atlantic Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Greenland
How did you cross the Pacific Ocean (North, Centre, South)? Behring Strait
Date of departure: 4/23/2018
Point of departure: KFFZ
Date of return to point of departure: 5?9?2018
Point of return: KFFZ
Duration: (days): 16 days
Duration: (flying hours): 61.5 hours
Distance flown: 21,354 NM


How many overnight stops did you make? : 11
How many any additional refuelling stops, if any? : 11
How many countries did you visit?: 11
Itinerary:
KFFZ-KAOI-CYUH-CYYR-BGBW-BIRK-EGPK-LIPZ-LGIR-HESH-OBBI-OOMS-VAAHVECC-VTCC-VVDN-RCSS-RKNY-UHSS-UHPP-PASN-PANC-PAKT-KRDM-KFFZ


Means of communication used: HF Radio, sat telephone, e-mail by HF radio, other? : HF Radio
Did you use any satellite tracking system? Which one ? GPS in PFD
Flight clearances: did you obtain them all, or part of them, yourself? :
If not, which company did you use?:
Fltplan.com: KFFZ – CYYR, PANC-KFFZ
RocketRoute.com: CYYR - LGIR
Universal Weather: LGIR - PANC

Which insurance company did you use? : Falcon Insurance
Which was the easiest country or region that you flew through? : USA
Which was the most difficult? : RUSSIA
Which was the best airport you landed at? : OOMS
Which was the worst? : n/a
Have you applied for the FAI Circumnavigator Badge/Are you thinking of doing so? : I am thinking of doing so, please help me
Have you set or broken any records during your RTW? :
Shortest flying hours for a Twin RTW? 61.5hours (broken, to be verified by Earthrounders)
Shortest flying days for a Twin RTW? 16 days (set record, to be verified by Earthrounders)
Less stops for a Twin RTW? 22 stops (broken, to be verified by Earthrounders)

Did you create a Website of your RTW? If so, what is the URL? No

General remarks about your flight:
Make sure the Visa is in order and correct for entering India and Russia


Advice to other pilots:
The ATC in Italy, Middle East, India, Southern Asia and Russia sometime was difficult to understand due to the English accent.
Best ATC English beside English spoken countries were in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea. Please



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Last update: December 9, 2018
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