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Matevž Lenarčič (1959, Slovenia)

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Matevž Lenarčič

Matevž Lenarčič has graduated in biology. An alpinist, paraglider, environmentalists, photographer and a pilot, he has climbed all over the world and among others reached the top of 8051m Broad Peak in Himalaya and climbed extreme routes in Patagonia. He is author of 11 books (nature, photography, climbing and flying), some of them awarded and translated in several languages.
He is also founder and director of Aerovizija d.o.o., company for aerial photography.  www.aerovizija.com/


Matevž Lenarčič is experienced long distance flier.


Besides "normal" flying in Europe, mostly for aerial business purposes (vertical and oblique photography), he has also some extreme flights under his belt:


  • Worldtrannsiberia 2002:
  • Around The Only World 2004:
  • Africa - Valley of Life 2005:
  • The Alps - A Bird's Eye View 2006 - 2009:  
28,000km over 8 countries incl. Russia
38,000km crossing 23 countries
17,000km over 13 countries
60,000km all over the Alps


He has flown for more than 3500 hours all over the world, mostly with his ultra light motor glider and other single engine aircrafts. He holds PPL - private pilot license with IFR - (instrumental flight rules) rating, night qualification, and ULPL - ultralight pilot license.


Records:

  • Official national speed record Around the World Eastbound - C1a
  • Unofficial world speed record Around the World Eastbound - C1a
  • 2nd place national competition RAL2 2005


Aviation awards and prices - Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI):

  • Bronze Colibri
  • Silver Colibri
  • Diamond Colibri
  • Circumnavigator East Diamond


Active member (Supervisory Board) AOPA Slovenija (Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association)
Member AOPA America
Member EAA America (Experimental Aircraft Association)
Aero club Member AK Prlek and Društvo Zgornjesavinjskih letalcev


More information:   www.wingsforever.com/     www.panalp.net/     www.aerovizija.com/

 

 

SUCCESSFULLY ACCOMPLISHED PROJECTS:


  

WORLDTRANSSIBERIA 2002 
28,000km crossing 8 countries
www.worldtranssiberia.com/

Successfully accomplished projects
   
  

AROUND THE ONLY WORLD 2004
38,000km crossing 23 countries
www.rtvslo.si/protisoncu/

   
  

AFRICA - THE VALLEY OF LIFE 2005:
17,000km crossing 13 countries
www.wingsforever.com/afr.php

   
  

THE ALPS - A BIRD'S EYE VIEW
2006 - 2009
60,000km
www.panalp.net/

The Alps



Matevž “Aerial view” books


Okrog edinega svetaAround the only worldAlpe kot jih vidijo pticeAlpiThe AlpsDie AlpenSlovenija izpod neba

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