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Heating engines

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Arctic taught me that it is very important to become self-sufficient. The extreme low temperatures force to have the engine preheated before starting. Some airfields have those devices available but not always or provided. That is the reason why I haRead more


Posted on June 17th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Today I have received my passport from the US Madrid Embassy. Inside a brand new Visa that allows me to enter, even with my airplane, inside US where I was banned from that Hidalgo bridge at the Mexican border, by a customs supervisor. He will Read more

Good news

Posted on June 15th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

As you already know, Skypolaris flight and landing at Antarctica was approved by the Spanish Polar Committee. That clearance was relative to the scientific project and also relative to the impact of the flight that was accepted as under the minimuRead more


Posted on June 11th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

I was already able to feel that the first part of the flight was going to be finished. The fact is that until the prop stops at the final destination, nothing is completed and more than ever, I was to be careful. Strong winds were blowing from Read more

flying the show

Posted on June 8th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

It is the first time I have been at Friedrichshafen. Not so easy as it might look. Too many conditionings factors were involved and being there was for myself, a true achievement. Since my arrival there, April the 21st, I have been treated realRead more