Helicopterflight from Europe
to the US,
July 8 - August 8, 2010.

Helicopter: Robinson R44 Clipper II (OO-HEY) with standard fueltanks
Cruise speed: 100kt (185km/h)
Range: 320nm (600km)

Route: Belgium - England - Faroe Islands - Iceland - Greenland - Canada - United States
Total distance: 9000Nm (16600km)
Longest distance over water: 254Nm (470km)
Highest altitude: 14000ft (4300m)
Period: July 8, 2010 until August 8, 2010
Crew: Paul Bossens (Brussels - L.A.) - Peter Koekelkoren (Brussels - Oshkosh) -
George McNeil (Oshkosh - L.A.)

Contact: Paul Bossens
Contact: Peter Koekelkoren
Contact: George McNeil

 

 


With special thanks to:

- Paramount Helicopters (Belgium)
- Air Technology (Belgium)
- FinServe (Belgium)
- Hördur Gudmundsson, Eagle Air (Iceland)
- Örn Ingolfsson (Iceland)
- Fridrik Adolfson, Norlandair (Iceland)
- Thomas Abraham James (Australia/Iceland)
- Polarfield Team (Greenland)
- Drew Abbot &Silver Williams (USA/Greenland)
- Martin Duggan (Greenland)
- Patrick Nagle (Canada)
- Canadian Helicopters (Canada)
- Helitowcart (Canada)
- Rotorservices (Canada)
- Great Lakes Helicopter (Canada)
- Tiffany Hanna (Canada)
- Skytrac (Canada)
- Michel & David Fabry
- Universal Helicopters Inc.


Picture gallery

 

- Highlights (110 pic) Quick view version

- Best off (360 pic) Normal version

- Day by day (3500 pic) All pictures

 

Articles

- Skytrac (Vertical Magazine)
- Polarpilots
- RotorNews
- Robinson Helicopters News (Fall 2010)