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British Serial Adventurist - RTW in a Gyro. (Video)

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Unread post by Ray W » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:41 am

Good luck to him
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Unread post by Fransw » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:27 am

Now this is an adventure! :shock: What is the range on a GCopter? Fuel is going to be a problem!?..
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Unread post by gyropilot » Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:32 pm

lucky bugger - would love to do something like that.
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Unread post by Johan Swakopmund » Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:51 am

What is that round the world cruise liners name that you can load your
Gyro or Cubby and go flying wherever they stop.
Would like to add it to my bucket list?

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Unread post by Roger » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:17 pm

He is off. Tracking available here: https://z6z.co/gyro
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Unread post by Induna » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:15 pm

Nogal in a Magni... =D> My gyro of choice!!!
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Unread post by gyropilot » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:17 am

Induna wrote:
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Nogal in a Magni... =D> My gyro of choice!!!
my choice too if I was doing that.
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Unread post by nomie » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:56 am

I see he is planning to fly through Russia. The last person to fly around the world in a gyro tried for three years to get permission to fly through Russia, unsuccessfully. He ended up with a gap in his journey between Japan and the USA. Hope this person has better luck.
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Re: British Serial Adventurist - RTW in a Gyro. (Video)

Unread post by fcvanwyk » Sun May 05, 2019 9:39 pm

nomie wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:56 am
I see he is planning to fly through Russia. The last person to fly around the world in a gyro tried for three years to get permission to fly through Russia, unsuccessfully. He ended up with a gap in his journey between Japan and the USA. Hope this person has better luck.
The tracking map shows him at just past Moscow at present so he seems to be making progress...any other updates?
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Re: British Serial Adventurist - RTW in a Gyro. (Video)

Unread post by nomie » Thu May 09, 2019 2:03 pm

fcvanwyk wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 9:39 pm
The tracking map shows him at just past Moscow at present so he seems to be making progress...any other updates?
Interestingly James Ketchal in the Magni M16 is flying through Russia with Norman Surplus (The guy who was denied entry previously) in order for Norman to complete his RTW trip in the Autogyro.

Some links from the rotary forum:
James tracker is at...
https://share.garmin.com/CaptainKetch
Norman's tracker is at...
https://eur-share.inreach.garmin.com/GYROX
James website is at...
http://jamesketchell.net/
James Facebook page is at...
https://www.facebook.com/jamesketchellpushinglimits/
Check out Norman's FB page at
https://www.facebook.com/GyroxGoesGloba ... 602375581/
and don't forget to subscribe to James's YouTube channel for regular videos from the flights at...
https://www.youtube.com/user/JKpushinglimits

They will also be at Oshkosh hopefully this July.

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