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Fastest circumnavigation by microlight

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  • Who: Colin Bodill

  • What: Fastest circumnavigation by microlight

  • Where: United Kingdom

Colin Bodill (UK) circumnavigated the globe in his Mainair Blade 912 Flexwing microlight aircraft in 99 days from 31 May to 6 September 2000, starting and landing at Brooklands airfield, Weybridge, Surrey, UK. Accompanying Jennifer Murray on her successful solo helicopter circumnavigation journey, the pair covered approximately 35,000 km (21,750 miles), covering 30 countries.


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