Fastest circumnavigation by single seat, single engine piston aircraft
Who
Matt Jones, Steven Brooks, Ian Smith, Gerallt Jones, Lachlan Monro
What
122:00:00:00 day(s):hour(s):minute(s):second(s)
Where
United Kingdom (Chichester)
When

The fastest circumnavigation by single seat, single engine piston aircraft is 122 days and was achieved by Matt Jones, Steven Brooks, Ian Smith, Gerallt Jones and Lachlan Monro (all UK), from 5 August 2019 to 5 December 2019.


The team of pilots could only fly during the day time in visual conditions (no cloud, no rain etc). The aircraft (a Supermarine Spitfire MkIX) used for the attempt had fought 51 battles during World War II.