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Halfway to Hawaii

Way point FIZEL is close to the Equal Time Point (ETP) between Mainland US and Hawaii. Bill passed FIZEL at 12,000' and 180 knots after more than 7 hours of flight time. ETP considers that if he turns back, he will pick up a tailwind and have a higher groundspeed. We expect him to arrive in Honolulu around 6pm Hawaii time.


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