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Celebration of Round the World
08 April - 07 August 2017

Peter Wilson travelled with Matthew Gallagher through 42 countries to complete the journey of about 32,000nm in 121days. They became the first helicopter pilots to fly an equatorial, antipodal circumnavigation of Earth. They landed at the twinned cities of Palembang in Indonesia and Neiva in Colombia on opposite sides of Earth.

United Kingdom

France

Italy

Greece

Egypt

Saudi Arabia

UAE

Oman

Pakistan

India

Bangladesh

Myanmar

Thailand

Malaysia

Indonesia

Brunei

Philippines

Taiwan

Japan

Russia

Canada

USA

Mexico

El Salvador

Nicaragua

Panama

Colombia

Dutch Antillies

Trinidad & Tobago

St Vincent & Grenadines

Martinique

St Kitts & Nevis

British Virgin Islands

Dominican Republic

Haiti

Jamaica

Cayman

Cuba

Greenland

Iceland

Faroe Islands

They saw the contrasts across the world including the welcoming people; wonderful cultures; wide levels of development, different uses of the land, and Nature’s power and beauty; the cold glacial northern latitudes and the hot sweaty equatorial latitudes; animals; history, politics, and much, much more. 

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