An Oceanic Ferry Adventure

The Machine:

1973 Beechcraft Bonanza V35B with

  • 300 hp Continental IO-550 with Tornado Alley turbo normalizing
  • Fuel capacity = 74 Gallons in wings + 40 Gallons in tip tanks
  • Fuel burn at normal cruise power, lean of peak 16.5 – 17 gph
  • Endurance 6.3 hours (no reserve) at normal cruise power
  • Non-pressurized
  • Max gross 3,600 lbs (originally 3400 + 200 from tip tank STC)

Inbound Journal Entries | Bergen, Norway > Iqaluit, Canada

Outbound Journal Entries | Vancouver, Canada > Wevelgem, Belgium

Mark Cossement

Two steps closer…

Now we don’t only have the low pressure system to our east that is moving ever so slowly further east. We also have a low

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Mark Cossement

What schedule?

Well… we were ahead of schedule but we are not supposed to be in a hurry…last I checked “travel by air, time to spare” is

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