1. Flight crew breaks record for circumnavigating globe via both poles  CNN
  2. PICTURE: Gulfstream G650ER claims record for polar circumnavigation  Flightglobal
  3. Aviators break record with round-the-world flight  The Times
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An international flight crew has broken the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the globe via the North and South Poles, with an impressive margin of almost six hours.An international flight crew has broken the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the globe via the North and South Poles, with an impressive margin of almost six hours.

A Gulfstream G650ER, owned by Qatar Executive, has smashed the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the earth via the North and South Poles.

PICTURE: Gulfstream G650ER claims record for polar circumnavigation

Qatar Executive (QE), together with the One More Orbit team, has made history by beating the world circumnavigation speed record for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.Qatar Executive (QE), together with the One More Orbit team, has made history by beating the world circumnavigation speed record for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Qatar Executive breaks the world circumnavigation speed record on Gulfstream G650ER - The Peninsula Qatar

“Qatar Executive is attempting a record north-south circumnavigation of the globe in a Gulfstream G650ER. The flight will start and end at the Space Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida. https://t.co/axnPaqq01z”

Jon Ostrower on Twitter: "Qatar Executive is attempting a record north-south circumnavigation of the globe in a Gulfstream G650ER. The flight will start and end at the Space Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida. https://t.co/axnPaqq01z"