Normal Surplus the first man to fly an autogyro around the globe – part 1

Normal Surplus wants to be the first man who attempts to fly around the entire globe in an autogyro. His courage and passion for flying are supported by the Gyrox Goes Global team.

The ‘Autogyro man around the world’ Norman Surplus had flown 7,118 miles (11,455 kilometers) from his official departure point Larne N.Ireland. This is a longer distance than the previous record established in 2004 by theĀ Global EagleĀ team who’s “Total distance travelled since start: 10,480 km” / 6,511 miles. At the moment he arrived in Kolkata, India after he achieved to France, Italy, Greece and Egypt.

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The teams also started a charity campaign, for cancer research. You can donate and find more details about it on this following link. http://www.justgiving.com/gforgyro

We will keep you updated about Norman’s travels around the world in the next parts.

Gyrox Goes Global Team go, go, go!!!!

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Record,record,record!

I think it’s a posibillity that you came across these facts on our Airsports.tv headlines.

On October 28, 2009 a skydiving event was held at Gorak Shep. During the event, world skydiving champion Wendy Smith from New Zealand, Global Angels ambassador and tandem master Tom Noonan and Wing Commander Jai Kishan from the Indian Air Force, made a successful landing at the Gorak Shep, Kala Patthar plateau, lying at an altitude of 17,192 feet (5,242m), right beside Mt. Everest. This is believed to be the highest skydiving stunt performed over highest drop zone in the world.

Picturest from the event here! http://www.everest-skydive.com/

Video here