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Fossett has flown more than halfway of his circumnavigation of the globe in a balloon
St. Louis, Usa - The wide expanses of the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans separate him now from his target
Fossett has now flown over 16,000 kilometers, since his launch nine days ago, more than halfway of his round-the-world flight in a balloon. As Bud Light Spirit of Freedom Pilot Steve Fossett heads out to sea after only a short nine hours over land, he commented this is "the last place to land before the finish in Australia." He exited South America at the extreme southern tip after a land crossing...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency