Adrian and Shinji discover that there are no Starbucks in Iceland, and embark on a scavenger hunt to find an adequate caffeine supply for the long flight ahead. After hitting four grocery stores, Adrian hits the jackpot: ten servings of Starbucks Double-Shot Espresso in cans!
Sightseeing near Reyjkavik
Arrival over the Fagradalsfjall volcano
Arriving in Iceland, Adrian and Shinji were vectored over the Fagradalsfjall volcano on the island’s southwestern tip on the way in to Reyjkavik.
Spectacular scenery over Greenland
After flying from Goose Bay, Newfoundland to Narsarsuag, Greenland, Adrian and Shinji discover expensive 100LL but no available bunks for the night, so elect to continue on to Reyjkavik, Iceland. A cloudless sky yielded spectacular views for the flight! Adrian’s flown over this part of the world a dozen times in corporate jets, but it was always overcast before!
Warm Sendoff from Manassas…Next Stop Bangor!
Adrian and Shinji gathered with a group of supporters on the eve of their departure.
Polar FLIGHT 2021
Stay tuned for updates on the next great adventure for N1733G: an aerial journey to the North Pole scheduled for 5 May 2021.
Adrian featured on Avidyne website
Check out this new promo page just added by the great people at Avidyne.
N1733G featured in November ABS Magazine
Here’s a link to a great writeup of the installation in N1733G, just published in the November 2019 issue of the American Bonanza Society Magazine (subscription required).
Lightspeed Article about the Silver Lindy Award
Check out this article from Lightspeed about the Silver Lindy!
N1733G Custom Radio Control Model Build
N1733G was honored with a custom radio control model by Austrian builder Daniel Hirscher of DH-Colorworks. This large scale model is highly accurate and detailed, right down to the rivet. He must have been working from some pictures from the Mideast portion of the trip, because Gina is never that dirty for long!