Robert DeLaurentis is no stranger to circumnavigating the globe. A former Navy Officer for 14 years, pilot for 7 years, and authour of two books, he has logged over 1100 flight hours. In 2015, DeLaurentis completed the first solo flight around the world in a Piper Malibu Mirage, a single engine plane, spanning over 26,000 nautical miles and 23 countries in 98 days. Overall he has flown his plane, "The Spirit of San Diego", to over 53 countries in South America, Asia, Europe, and more.
In 2018 DeLaurentis and his team will be embarking on Flying Thru Life, a pole to pole flight in order to raise money for STEM research, aviation safety, and technology through the DeLaurentis Foundation. The trip will begin in December 2018 and will include trips over both polls, 26,000 nautical miles, and over 20 countries visited or lectured in. The plane will be over the South Pole on January 1st 2019!Read More