48th Gordon Bennett Race
August 26th - September 4th, 2004 - Thionville, France

Gordon Bennett 2004
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Position Reports

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Launch Seq. Team Name Country Pilot/
Co-Pilot
Balloon Registration Coordinates Position Last Update (UTC) Flown Distance (km) State Track Download
1 Belgium II BEL2 Simeons, Benoit
Berben, Bob
Le Petit Prince F-PPSE N54°02'23"
E018°02'49"
54 km SW of Gdansk, Poland 2004-08-30 13:41:35 968.50 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
2 Poland POL Makné, Stefan
Stanecki, Krzysztof
VOX-Meble SP-BBI N53°52'58"
E014°40'20"
51 km N of Szczecin, Poland 2004-08-30 10:39:00 772.44 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
3 Germany III GER3 Brachtendorf, Heinrich
Huthmacher, Karl-Heinz
Warsteiner D-OBCW N54°05'38"
E015°32'18"
44 km WSW of Koszalin, Poland 2004-08-30 11:45:26 831.98 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
4 Switzerland I SUI1 Krebs, Max
Vollenweider, Walter
Kandersteg D-OCFT N53°57'11"
E014°43'09"
59 km N of Szczecin, Poland 2004-08-30 10:56:00 779.63 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
5 France FRA Villey, Thierry
Buron-Pilatre, Philippe
  D-OARH N52°07'06"
E010°34'36"
18 km SSE of Braunschweig, Germany 2004-08-30 05:35:00 436.42 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
6 United States III USA3 Sullivan, Mark
Levin, David
  G-BSRJ N61°46'15"
E014°25'41"
334 km NW of Stockholm, Sweden 2004-08-31 13:57:00 1471.89 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
7 Austria II AUT2 Stürzlinger, Gerald
Fürstner, Johann
nicaero nautilo D-ORZL N57°51'25"
E015°50'11"
213 km SW of Stockholm, Sweden 2004-08-30 18:11:00 1137.78 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
8 Great Britain I GBR1 Folkes, Janet
Butter, Colin
Motor Colombus HB-BJS N53°15'57"
E013°46'08"
55 km WSW of Szczecin, Poland 2004-08-30 09:00:00 683.59 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
9 Belgium I BEL1 Van Havere, Ronny
De Cock, Philippe
Belgica 2 OO-BCX N57°06'56"
E015°47'05"
285 km SSW of Stockholm, Sweden 2004-08-30 16:41:00 1072.01 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
10 Germany II GER2 Schmöhl, Klaus
Göhrmann, Bernd
Warsteiner D-OWBA N53°29'51"
E014°29'36"
8 km NNW of Szczecin, Poland 2004-08-30 10:10:00 737.63 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
11 Switzerland III SUI3 Stoll, Christian
Mattenberger, Walter
Ajoie HB-QHP N55°36'16"
E013°41'48"
150 km NNE of Stralsund, Germany 2004-08-30 14:00:35 860.62 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
12 United States II USA2 Fricke, Barbara
Cuneo, Peter
Foxtrot Charlie N47FC N54°04'09"
E016°16'11"
15 km SSE of Koszalin, Poland 2004-08-30 11:25:00 869.91 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
13 Austria I AUT1 Scherzer, Sepp
Meierhofer, Helmut
Festo-Flyer PH-KTS N54°05'09"
E015°08'33"
69 km W of Koszalin, Poland 2004-08-30 12:49:35 810.59 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
14 Great Britain II GBR2 Donnelly, Tom
Hempleman-Adams, David
  G-BWOK N52°52'43"
E014°41'41"
40 km WNW of Gorzow, Poland 2004-08-30 09:10:00 711.86 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
15 Germany I GER1 Eimers, Wilhelm
Seel, Ulrich
Warsteiner D-OWBI N63°24'07"
E014°05'38"
496 km NNW of Stockholm, Sweden 2004-08-31 16:39:46 1633.05 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
16 Switzerland II SUI2 Tièche, Nicolas
Duvoisin, Pierrick
Spelterini HB-QHJ N53°19'02"
E013°58'34"
40 km WSW of Szczecin, Poland 2004-08-30 08:43:00 698.07 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX
17 United States I USA1 Abruzzo, Richard
Rymer Davis, Carol
Zero Gravity N96YD N63°52'09"
E019°38'27"
404 km NNW of Turku, Finland 2004-08-31 21:54:00 1803.36 Landed OziExplorer
Garmin PCX

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