View Full Version : Global Eagle World Tour in a gyroplane - update 30.4.2004
04-30-2004, 01:44 PM
Barry JONES landed safely on 30 April 2004 after a trip
from Belgium to Germany, at Friedrichshaven : more then 650 km.
He will continue tomorow directing Italy.
Visit the up-to-date website of the Global Eagle project, with a
magnificent GPS Tracker. You can follow Barry when he is flying!
More details also on our website (see: 'news' and 'pictures')
Gyroclub ICARUS, Belgium
04-30-2004, 09:43 PM
Excellent. He is passing over my girlfriends' sponsored miles then.
Thanks for the update!
05-14-2004, 07:58 AM
Barry lifted off yesterday 13.5.2004 in Athens(Greece) en route to Cyprus. He landed to refuel at Myconos and later on Kos. Due to strong headwind he had to stop at Rhodes (Greek islands). This morning very early he departed direction Cyprus where he landed safely after a trip of over 3hours above the Mediterranean See. On his final leg he flew at over 170km/hr!
Since his start he flew already more then 3.830 Km.
For a map of his route today : See Global Eagle route - maps http://www.autogiro.be/Gallery/thumbnails.php?album=34
Follow his progress!
Global Eagle website http://www.globaleagle.co.uk/
Click in the Magni M16 gyro just below to load the GPS Tracker. You can zoom in also.
05-14-2004, 09:02 AM
Global Eagle progress on GPS tracker: check
05-14-2004, 09:03 AM
Why do you think, Paul, that crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat or circling the Planet in a gyro seems to be the exclusive domain of Englishmen?
Could it have something to do with the consumption of warm beer?
05-14-2004, 09:57 AM
That tracker is WAY cool!
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