HERMAN P. MILLER
1. DATA FILE
Name : Herman P. Miller III
Nationality : USA
THE AIRCRAFT :
Made : Piper PA23
Type : Aztec
Engines :2 x Lycoming
Length : 9.52 m.
Wing span :11.34 m.
Type : : Low wing, trycicle retractable, all metal.
Departure point : Stockton, California, USA
Date : 1966
Arrival point : Stockton
Route : Across the US, Iceland, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia
Records : Nil.
2. THE FLIGHT
Miller did not set or break any records on his around the world flight, making it difficult to obtain any information on the trip. With no information available from the FAI and there archives, the only details currently available are from Carroll Glines' book "Round the World Flights".
Herman P. Miller was president of an electronic firm in Stockton, California. In 1966, he decided to fly around the World and visit the countries where the electronic products they were manufacturing, were sold.
He flew across the United States, then on to Iceland, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, before returning to Stockton.
He covered 45 000 miles (72 000 km) with a flying time pf 250 hours, and he was away for 91 days.
Last update : September 25, 2013
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