Fedor Konyukhov


Hot-Air Balloon High-Altitude Record Attempt

Fedor Konyukhov is to attempt another, balloon world-record… a hot-air adventure, high up in the Stratosphere and he has chosen Cameron Balloons as his balloon manufacturer once again.

Two times round the world nonstop flight

Equipment for Fedor Konyukhov’s successful solo RTW balloon flight in 2016 was provided by Cameron Fabric Engineering Ltd. of Bristol, UK. The equipment comprised the balloon envelope, that provided the lift necessary to carry the gondola to altitude, and the gondola which housed the pilot and operating equipment for the duration of the flight.

Circumnavigation on a crewed monohull for the Jules Verne Trophy

There have been 12 people who landed on the Moon; 340 people have crossed various oceans on row boats; and more than 3,500 people have climbed Mt. Everest. However, as of July 1st, 2014, there has yet to be a team to sail a monohull non-stop around the world. The remaining frontier to be conquered by a crewed monohull is winning the Jules Verne Trophy.

Around the world on roziere balloon - Project Completed

After completing his solo row across the South Pacific Ocean from Chile to Australia in May 2014, Fedor Konyukhov announced that he intends to be back to the Green continent in the summer of 2016 for a quest to fly solo around the world on a Roziere balloon.

Fedor Konyukhov’s current project: unassisted, non-stop, solo rowing across the Pacific Ocean - Project Completed

On his birthday, December 12th, 2012 Fedor Konyukhov announced his new project to row across the Pacific Ocean from Chile to Australia. The solo expedition proposed to be a non-stop and unassisted transpacific crossing.