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TPE331 Pilot
TPE331 Pilot

TPE331 Pilot: Flying in the Harshest Conditions on the Planet

Aerospace Unplugged Podcast Show Notes

Robert DeLaurentis is an author, pilot and circumnavigator. He has flown in some of the harshest conditions on Earth and set numerous world records, including distance and speed over the Poles.

In this episode, Robert shares his most recent experience flying over the North and the South Poles using two Honeywell TPE 331-10T engines. This was part of an 18-hour flight encompassing 26 countries and six continents.

With a behind-the-scenes look, you’ll learn:

  • What factors went into choosing the right aircraft and engines for the job
  • The challenges of circumnavigation and how to overcome them
  • Why biofuels were used for the first time ever over the poles

Learn more about Robert’s mission and about the TPE331 engines that helped him get to where he was going.

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