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Posted on February 27th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

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Posted on February 23rd, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Maodo was there, when I shutted down the engine at Dakar International Airport gate J5, next to an airliner. Maodo is a young skinny guy from Senegal, actually a private pilot, to gonna be an airline good one. The fact is that even though he isRead more

Flying South

Posted on February 21st, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Flying South After a short night, the alarm was not necessary. I was awake ? Or did I sleep at all? I don´t know... What I do know is that I had almost no clothes. Even I have forgotten my underwear, so we can say that I am travelling reallRead more

Starting the adventure

Posted on February 21st, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Well Time to leave finally arrived. It was really hard until the very last moment, as some clearances were not arriving nor the iridium tracking system was working. Concerning that tracking, the problem was related mainly with the satellite antRead more


Posted on February 16th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Tomorrow wednesday, I will position the aircraft at Cuatro Vientos Airport, located west of Madrid. I will do some tests in the flight and check if finally, the Iridium positioning works for real time tracking. Finally, I was able to have all mRead more