Solo non-stop around the world flight

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  1. Kirk Gunn

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    hmmm 314 knots = 358 mph. He needs to put some vtec on that plane, too slow!
     
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    eeenteresting
     
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    Maybe a huge giant-ass rear wing too!

    [​IMG]

    Jay
     
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    I think the landing gear has spinners [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    He's made it halfway !
     
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    Landed safely. Congratulations!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Wow... that's amazing. 67 hours.
     
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    Wow.
     
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    Amazing!
    But I need details. How do you stay awake in a prone position for 67 hours? And how do you do all your necessaries? No wonder Branson sprayed champagne on him. [​IMG]
     
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    You don't. He took powernaps... A couple minutes at a time.

    Seriously.
     
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    Did you see the precipitation forecast when he crossed SE Asia?

    Yellow Rain

    [​IMG]

    Jay
     
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    Exactly what is the record he set? There are so many variables and everyone seems to state it differently.
     
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    I believe he is the first person to fly solo around the world with out stopping or refueling.

    This accomplishment has a lot more practical significance than his balloon ride around the world.

    Now, if he could just get a car to drive around the world without stopping or refueling. [​IMG]
     
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    I could if I could figure out how to tow 2200lbs of a small car around in my bike... It would satisfy your requirement... erh, except for perhaps the nonstop aspect.

    Jay
     
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    I wonder if animals did drag the IDs from the wreckage? Although 1/4 of a mile is relatively small in debris-radius terms.
     
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