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DR. ALVIN MARKS

1. DATA FILE


THE PILOT
Names : Alvin Marks
Nationality : American
Age at the time of the flight : 43 y.o.

THE AEROPLANE
Name : Semper Fly III.
Registration : N942SM
Made : Cessna, C210 Centurion
Type : All metal, high wing without struts, retractable landing gear
Length : 8.59 m.
Wing span : 11.20 m.

THE FLIGHT
Departure point :Sacramento, California, USA
Departure date : April 3, 1969
Arrival point : Sacramento
Arrival date : April 16, 1969
Duration in days :13 days, 22 hours
Stops : Wichita (Kansas), Hamilton (Bermuda), Santa Maria ( Azores), Madrid (Spain), Athens (Greece), Tehran (Iran), Karachi (Pakistan), New Delhi (India), Bangkok ( Thailand), Singapore, Manila ( Phillipines), Aguana (Guam Island), Wake Island, Honolulu (Hawaii), Sacramento
Equator : No crossings of the Equator.
Incidents/breakdown : Nil
Records : Speed around the World (Eastbound) : 118.20 km/h

List of the 14 point to point speed records :

DATES FROM TO DURATION SPEED
3-4/4/1969 Sacramento Hamilton; 37h 27m 157.81 km/h
3-5/4/1969 Sacramento Santa Maria 56h 47m 52s 140.15 km/h
3-6/4/1969 Sacramento Madrid 72h 15m 127.45 km/h
3-7/4/1969 Sacramento Athens 96h 50m 111.54 km/h
3-8/4/1969 Sacramento Tehran 118h 15m 99.15 km/h
3-9/4/1969 Sacramento Karachi 139h 9m 92.69 km/h
9-16/4/1969 Karachi Sacramento 179h 34m 43s 70.91 km/h
10-16/4/1969 New Delhi Sacramento 166h 23m 43s 72.56 km/h
10-16/4/1969 Bangkok Sacramento 214h 2m 89.22 km/h
11-16/4/1969 Singapore Sacramento N/A 113.07 km/h
12-16/4/1969 Manila Sacramento N/A 115.34 km/h
13-16/4/1969 Aguana Sacramento 75h 51m 43s 125.46 km/h
14-16/4/1969 Wake Island Sacramento 54h 41m 23.2s 130.66 km/h
16/4/1969 Honolulu Sacramento 13h 16m 43s 301.57 km/h

Full details on the records can be found on the Site of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale .


BIBLIOGRAPHY   AND   SOURCES


Sources : Archives of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale .


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