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Flying South

Posted on February 21st, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Flying South After a short night, the alarm was not necessary. I was awake ? Or did I sleep at all? I don´t know... What I do know is that I had almost no clothes. Even I have forgotten my underwear, so we can say that I am travelling reallRead more

Starting the adventure

Posted on February 21st, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Well Time to leave finally arrived. It was really hard until the very last moment, as some clearances were not arriving nor the iridium tracking system was working. Concerning that tracking, the problem was related mainly with the satellite antRead more


Posted on February 16th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Tomorrow wednesday, I will position the aircraft at Cuatro Vientos Airport, located west of Madrid. I will do some tests in the flight and check if finally, the Iridium positioning works for real time tracking. Finally, I was able to have all mRead more


Posted on February 13th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Survival is the key of the flight. The more it is prepared, more chances are to survive, and more chances are not to use the survival gear (...I hope). Finally yesterday I have received all the survival gear. It includes a lot of things and I hopeRead more


Posted on February 10th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Those days are really a nightmare ! So many things are happening that I have almost no time spare. It is like devils getting up and rounding Skypolaris all the time. Clearances for South America are to be fighted. I have never had so many prRead more