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It’s hard to imagine topping the adventure Gannon has already had. This was no great race, no frantic rush to create a speed record or beat some artificial deadline.
“My attitude was, I wanted to see the world and this was my only chance of getting around it,” he said. But not in haste; he wanted to see the places where he landed and take in the highlights.
“Whether it’s geography or animals or people or customs, I feel like I get to know it before I go on to the next country,” he said. “I don’t fly in a straight line.”
Sunday, January 30, 2011
There are plenty of impressive aviation tales but this one certainly ranks up there with the best of them! Bob Gannon has flown his 182 around the world twice, landing in over 150 countries on all seven continents over the past decade. I can't even fathom having the nerve to consider such an adventure let alone actually doing it. What an incredible story!