SA to Gabon flight

This year Rordon spent his birthday  mostly in a helicopter en route to Gabon. As an extension of his training he and an instructor called Ivan flew a Eurocopter AS350B2 from Lanseria to Port Gentile


and back.

A total distance of around 8700 km

and flying time of around 39 hours.

The trip took six days and included:

  • 22 landings at a total of
  • 14 different airports.

The experience included visits to Botswana, Namibia, Angola and Gabon and there was even a meeting in Luanda with Digit Angola