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Gulfstream G650ER claims record for polar circumnavigation

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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/A7CGD/history/20190711/0206Z/SCCI/KTTS A Gulfstream G650ER, owned by Qatar Executive, has smashed the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the earth via the North and South Poles. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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patpylot
in the spirit of Monty Python's contest of silly walks, here is the equally important polar circumnavigation flight, and just as important. SO WHAT.....
wingbolt
wingbolt 2
Next time I want to fly over the poles I guess I should take a G650ER. I was thinking about using a Baron but I will reconsider.
bentwing60
bentwing60 2
If you'll do it in a 58TC, I'll be happy to be your mid-air refueler, in a C404! You'll need one.
wingbolt
wingbolt 1
But if I wanted to pay tribute to space exploration I probably should take something that actually goes in space.

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