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Posted on August 27th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Tired Tired even before starting. All of you who know about that kind of flights are already aware of what I mean. A lot of people Read more

Ski way

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Brainstorming is going on ! What to do? Will my engine fail over Antarctica? Will an emergency arise that would ask for a safe remote snowed spot? I have been chatting with the french Polar Authority about the use of Dumont D´ Urville aiRead more

Let us play a game

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Tic Tac, tic tac, tic tac... That needle never stops ! However there is a planned take off time: October the first. No much time is left, and so many things to do. I have been working more time on the airplane. In fact, my friend of RobleRead more

Bubbles in the sea

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

I am flying over the hot ocean. Humidity is high and the clouds start popping up, like bubbles. But the fact is that I am not flying, just sitting in front of my screen and trying to imagine that ocean and how to deal with it. Also trying to imagiRead more


Posted on July 4th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Antarctica is closer... In fact, if sponsorship is present, I would be departing October the first, across the central Sahara desert, positioning the aeroplane for the Antarctic flight. I think a cruise ship visiting Read more