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Bubbles in the sea

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

I am flying over the hot ocean. Humidity is high and the clouds start popping up, like bubbles. But the fact is that I am not flying, just sitting in front of my screen and trying to imagine that ocean and how to deal with it. Also trying to imagiRead more


Posted on July 4th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Antarctica is closer... In fact, if sponsorship is present, I would be departing October the first, across the central Sahara desert, positioning the aeroplane for the Antarctic flight. I think a cruise ship visiting Read more

Heating engines

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Arctic taught me that it is very important to become self-sufficient. The extreme low temperatures force to have the engine preheated before starting. Some airfields have those devices available but not always or provided. That is the reason why I haRead more


Posted on June 17th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Today I have received my passport from the US Madrid Embassy. Inside a brand new Visa that allows me to enter, even with my airplane, inside US where I was banned from that Hidalgo bridge at the Mexican border, by a customs supervisor. He will Read more

Good news

Posted on June 15th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

As you already know, Skypolaris flight and landing at Antarctica was approved by the Spanish Polar Committee. That clearance was relative to the scientific project and also relative to the impact of the flight that was accepted as under the minimuRead more