Bill's early evening arrival surprised us all. Although he encountered mountain wave and turbulence from West Texas to Arizona, he was...
FAI World record attempt: Speed Around the World Westbound Class C-1,d
Unofficially, Bill set the record:
Bill took off from Ontario, CA at 15:03Z on Dec 8th (07:03 PST Dec 8th)
Bill landed in Ontario,CA, 05:21Z, Dec 16th (21:21 PST on Dec 15th)
The unofficial countdown timer was stopped with 19hrs 28 mins to spare.
After the Official Observer has certified the time, we will post it here.
Bills route in 6ZQ:
Leg 1: KONT-PHNL Ontario, CA to Honolulu, HI - 13 hrs 7 min
Leg 2: PHNL-WIHH Honolulu, HI to Jakarta, INA - 32 hrs 10 min
Leg 3: WIHH-FACT Jakarta, INA to Cape Town, ZA - 28 hrs 41 min
Leg 4: FACT-TJSJ Cape Town, ZA to San Juan, PR - 31 hrs 42 min
Leg 5: TJSJ-KONT San Juan, PR to Ontario, CA - 16 hrs 10 min