Answer: Be a Pilot
The answer can vary; Some people take as little as a month, others need more time because of the hours they need, cost, and personal motivation.
The average time is usually 6 months to 1 year.
K-State at Salina students tracked the progress of aviator Steve Fossett as he successfully piloted the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer around the world in pursuit of the Closed Circuit Distance Record. For more information go to www.salina.k-state.edu/globalflyer