Pilots

Pilots confirmed so far include:

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo Astronaut
Joe Pasquale, comic
Rory Underwood, International Rugby star
Mike Ling, Red Arrows Pilot
Sir Stephen Dalton, RAF, Chief of the Air Staff
Willie Walsh, CEO International Airlines Group
Gerald Howarth, MP
Yves Rossy, Breitling Jet Man
David Hempleman-Adams, Adventure and Explorer
Richard Deakin, Chief Executive, NATS
Andrew Haines, Chief Executive, CAA
Bertrand Piccard, Scientist and Adventurer, Breitling Orbiter record holder
Brian Jones, record-breaking Breitling Orbiter round the world pilot

Call for new Challenge pilots:

Aerobility is seeking more participants or leg sponsors (minimum £500). To become a GFSC 2012 pilot please contact Simon Waterfall simon.waterfall@aerobility.com

Whoever you are - For just £500 you can take part in this unique and once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in an incredible aviation adventure and record attempt.

The current record

This is the record we plan to beat.

Whoever you are - For just £500 you can take part in this unique and once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in an incredible aviation adventure and record attempt.

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ITV news report on Aldrin participation with Aerobility Global Flight Simulator Challenge 2012.
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The longest flight simulation session on Flight Simulator took place from 4 to 11 November 2007, when a Boeing 777 took off from Sydney, Australia and continued the flight for 39,848 miles and 7 days of flying. The whole journey, organised to raise money for Cancer Research UK, took place with a team of 17 people working in shifts.