Une tentative de tour du monde vers l’ouest sur Lancair IV

Posted on 06/12/2019 by

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https://www.flyer.co.uk/bill-aims-to-topple-the-unbeatable-world-record/

Bill’s westbound route

  • Leg 1:  Lakeland, FL to Honolulu, HI – est 22 hours
  • Leg 2: Honolulu, HI to Jakarta, INA – est 31 hours
  • Leg 3: Jakarta, INA to Capetown, ZA – est 29 hours
  • Leg 4: Capetown, ZA to San Juan, PR – est 29 hours
  • Leg 5: San Juan, PR to Lakeland, FL – est 5 hours

He will need an average speed of 108.4kt to beat the record set by Max Conrad in 1961. Bill’s flight is planned to start on 12 December and can be followed on his website here

Le Lancair IV : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancair_IV et https://lancair.com/iv-ivp/