A 1962 SAAB 91D that first flew as a basic trainer in the Finnish Airforce. Find out about the plane and its history here...
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Find out more about the proposed route here. The route will evolve as a result of politics and weather but the major objectives will remain the same.
How far have we got? In the first instance this page will talk about the planning and preparation but once the trip has started we will chart the progress of the plane and pilot
John first started flying gliders in 1983. In 1989 he passed his Single Engine Plane licence and added an instrument rating in 1991. John has over 550 hours of flying experience gained in Europe and the USA.. Find out more here
The most interesting and popular questions and answers will be shown here.