Fakhr-e-Alam On His Way To Touch The Sky
Fakhr-e-Alam is all set to attempt to become first Pakistani to fly solo around the world, the singer and activist announced on Twitter that he will be starting his journey “Mission Parwaaz” to fly solo around the world. Alam will take off from Clear Water in Florida, the USA on October 6 and try to complete the 26,000 nautical mile journey in 28 days.
“Dear all I am happy to report to you all today that after three years of a lot of hard work & persistence #MissionParwaaz my attempt to circumnavigate the globe is finally happening. If I succeed I will become the 1st Pakistani in the history of the world to do so.”
Covering around 26,000 nautical miles, Fakhr-e-Alam’s journey will start from Clearwater in Florida to Boston to Canadian Airbase in Goose Bay and then Greenland.
From Greenland, he will fly to Iceland, United Kingdom, Egypt and then to Bahrain. His next stop will be Dubai and then Karachi on October 13. From Karachi to Islamabad and then Lahore. From Lahore to Dhaka, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta and then Darwin in Australia. Adding on Philippines, Taiwan, South Japan, northern Japan, the Pacific Bay, Russia, Alaska and then back to the US
He hopes to set a world record by becoming the first Pakistani to fly solo around the world. “If I succeed I will become the 1st Pakistani in the history of the world to do so,” he said in a tweet.