|Matevž Lenarčič (1959, Slovenia)|
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.
- 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/
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