Mac & Mac Pick: Around the world with 92 gallons of fuel

By WEEK Producer

April 19, 2012 Updated Apr 19, 2012 at 10:45 PM CDT

It's around the world in 102 days. That's more than three months in the air in a tiny airplane.

Matevz Lenarcic took off from Brnik airport last January for a trip around the world.

He wanted to show the fuel efficiency of a modified Virus SW-914 ultralight made by a Slovenian company.

He flew around the world over 60 countries in six continents.

Lenarcic had long flights over freezing arctic seas, danger of storms, extremely low temperatures, troublesome bureaucracy and occasional hallucinations and exhaustion.

His plane carries 92 gallons of fuel, good for over 24-hundred miles without a refill.

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