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FAI: Fedor Konyukhov completed the solo around the world tour and landed safely in Australia

Lausanne, Switzerland - After a 11 day 8 hours and 42 minutes flight

Russian veteran traveler Fedor Konyukhov, 64, landed safe and sound near the small town of Bonnie Rock on 23 July at 16.15 local time (08.15 UTC) after a 11 day 8 hours and 42 minutes flight in a Roziere combined (hybrid) hot-air and helium gas balloon challenging the 2002 performance of aviation legend Steve Fossett (320 hours 33 minutes). Now, they are both the only pilots to have completed the solo...

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