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YEAR CREW NATION TYPE AIRCRAFT REG PHOTO ROUTE REMARKS FN
1938 Howard Hughes:
Thomas Thurlow
Henri Conner
Richard Stoddard
Eddie Lund
USA Lockheed 14 New York's World
Fair 1939
    EAST   449
1939 Nakao / Yoshida /
Shimokawa / Saeki /
Sato / Yaokawa
JAPAN Mitsubishi
G3M2
          N/A
1959 Dan Sorkin &
Frank Hansen
USA Piper Apache       EAST   474
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   378
1962 Gunther & Alice Balz
USA Twin Bonanza
D-50
  N4371D   WEST   381
1964 Joan Merriam Smith
USA Piper Apache City of Long Beach N3251P   EAST   374
1966 Robert & Joan
Wallick
USA Baron C-55 Philippine Baron     EAST   478
1966 Herman Miller III
USA Piper Aztec       EAST   469
1967 Ann H. Pellegreno
William Payne
Lee Koepke
Bill Polhemus
USA Lockheed 10A       EAST   388
1967 Héctor Ramírez
Manuel Arango
MEXICO Beech Queen Air
BX 100
          N/A
1971 Sheila Scott UK Piper Aztec Mythre G-AYTO   Over North Pole Third flight 384
1971 Trevor Brougham
Robert Dixon
AUSTRALIA Beech Baron
B55
  VH-CFO EAST Speed Record- 5 days 6 hrs   320
1971 Patricio Milmo
Jesús Delgado
MEXICO Turbo Twin Comanche Embajador Azteca XB-BUO   EAST
75 days
29,968 NM 321
1971 Elgen Long USA Piper Navajo Crossroads Endeavour N9097Y   Via Both Poles First r-t-w to overfly both poles 322
1974 Amos Buettell USA Cessna 310     Cessna 310 EAST   442
1974-
1975
William & Priscilla Chester USA Beech King Air 90  Angel Bumper N12AB   EAST
15 months
45 countries, 59.205 NM 444
1975 Denys Dalton
Keith Carmody
AUSTRALIA Beech Duke 60   VH-TKE   EAST   327
1975 Denys Dalton
Terry Gwynn-Jones
AUSTRALIA Beech Duke 60   VH-TKE   EAST Speed record 5 days 2 hrs
24,426 SM
328
1977 Phil Claxton
Jack Cink
USA Aerostar 601P American Spirit     EAST Speed record, 4 days 8 hrs. 445
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
515
1982 Robert Reinhold
Donald Grant
Frank Puruello
USA Cheyenne III
PA-42
      EAST   461
1984 Browne John FX USA Piper Aztec   N2FX   EAST Via Easter Island
FAI Circumnavigator Badge
263
1985 Sheik Hamad Al Thani
QATAR Piper Seneca II       EAST   109
1986 Dick Rutan
Jeana Yeager
USA Voyager Voyager N269VA   EAST First and only non stop
unrefueled circumnavigation
347
1986 David McCulloch
Gerald Keating
CANADA Cessna 414   C-FASB   WEST World Speed Record Westbound 463
1986 Ted Rear
Keven Pownell
AUSTRALIA Aerostar 601P   VH-PJC   WEST   120
1987-1993 Donald & Mali Lise Flynn USA Beech Duchess       EAST   348
1987 Donald & Jim
Fonger
CANADA Turbo Twin Comanche   C-GPZX   WEST Flying Together 349
Dr. Talibi
Ken Bamford
USA Turbo Twin Comanche       N/A
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 129
1990 Tom & Fran Towle USA Cessna 310R       WEST   138
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 141
1991 R.J. Plimpton SWITZERLAND Twin Comanche           139
1992 Tim Findlow
+ 2 diff pax
AUSTRALIA Cessna 310Q   VH-HKW   WEST
19 flying days 425
1992 Dick Levin & Dan Boone USA Piper Twin Comanche   N8213Y   WEST   439
1992 Sheik Hamad Al Thani QATAR Aerostar 601P   N900608   WEST Second flight 65
1993 Martin & Evelyn Lutin
Bernard & Renny Shapiro
USA Cessna A 441   N77ML Conquest II EAST   57
1993 W. Paul Thayer & Byrum W. Teekell USA Cessna 414A   N414BW   EAST 73 & 64 years old
23033 NM
68
1995 Carlos Lupanes
Edwart Tarditi
Albert Rosenfeld
ARGENTINA King Air B-200   LV-WEW
 
EAST 16 days, 102 hours, 44.786 KM 554
1996 Mellon Timothy and Patricia USA Cessna Citation I   N7TK EAST Second RTW (1992) 549
1996 Claude Meunier AUSTRALIA Aerostar 602P/700   VH-XRD Aerostar EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge 145
1997 Peter and Kathrin Kappeler SWITZERLAND Atzec PA 23-250   HB-LDH EAST   538
1997 Linda Finch &
copilots
USA Lockheed 10       EAST Flying together 160
Reid Dennis
Andy Macfie
Grumann Albatross       161
1998 Doug Cayne
John Fulton
USA King Air E90 Ponceby N898WW   WEST   163
2000 Dan Dominguez
Chris Wall
USA Aero Commander Dream Catcher   EAST 66 days   203
2001 David Hare &
various co-pilots or none
UK Piper Aztec Red Tape G-TAPE Aztec EAST Participating in London-Sydney Air Race 82
2001 Denise Waters &
various co-pilots or none
USA Twin Comanche PA30B Ride the Sun N7998Y   EAST Participating in London-Sydney Air Race 362
2002 Cpt. Dick Sollner &
Cpt. Bill Moore
USA Twin Comanche PA30B   N178E   WEST   85
2002-2003 Doug Cairns & a safety pilot USA Beech Baron Diabetes World Flight N30TB Otter EAST 26,300NM
63 legs
22 countries
90
2003 Gianandrea Caravatti & Sergio Dallan ITALY Aerostar 601P Marilyn G-RIGS   WEST   443
2003 Robert Irwin USA Baron   N100N   EAST   95
2003 Frank & Dorise Heittlich GERMANY Seneca
PA34
  DGOMM seneca WEST   98
2004 Sherry & Larry Sietsma USA Beechcraft Baron   N3199J Baron EAST   171
2005 Peter Moore
Jim Hazelton
Don McBean
Geoff Hazelton
Keith Bushnell
Australia King Air   VH-HPX King Air EAST   259
2006 Johan Hammarstörm
Henrik Ejderholm
Martin Håkansson
SWEDEN Diamond DA42 Twin Star   SE-LVO EAST   257
2007-
2008
Ralf and
Marga Hannemann
Germany Partenavia Geier-Flyer D-GHAN Partenavia EAST 340:32 hrs, all continents, 29 countries, 92 legs, 44 956 NM 280
2008 Mike Hebel and Mookie Bahin USA Baron   N158BB Baron EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge 283
2009 Jared Isaacman, Doug Demko and Shaun Leach USA Cessna C510   N1693L   EAST FAI Circumnavigator Badge
Speed record: 61 hrs, 15 mns, 15 sec
561
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
504
2010 Reiner Meutsch and Arnim Stief Germany Cheyenne   N191MA Cheyenne EAST http://www.fly-and-help.de/ 512
2011 Peter and Kathrin Kappeler Switzerland Cheyenne El Condor HB-LNX HB-LNX EAST   522
2011 Ralf and
Marga Hannemann
Germany Partenavia Geier-Flyer D-GHAN Partenavia EAST http://www.geier-flyer.com/index2.php 523
2011 Forest Ward and Robert Martin USA Aerostar   N601PE WEST 18 days
http://www.RaceAgainstPolio.com
525
2011 Robert Jeffrey Australia Twin Comanche       EAST   530
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. 532
2011-
2012
Philippe Angellier France Twin Comanche Jerry N8798P N7898P WEST 1 year, 205 hrs, 50,000 Km 536
2013-
2014
Trevor Laundy UK Twin Comanche   D-GPEZ EAST In 2 parts, with a stop in New Zealand 560
 
2014 Total to date = 104 flights in twin engine aircraft (including air races and rallies)

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