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Border Snafu Diverts Global Flyer

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Michel Gordillo, of Spain, was scheduled to talk at Sun 'n Fun this week about his adventures flying an RV-8 around the world, via both North and South Poles -- but the intrepid pilot's plans were derailed by border-crossing bureaucracy. Gordillo's team said that when he arrived at the Mexico/U.S. border, Gordillo did as he was told -- he crossed the border in Texas on foot to get his passport stamped, then returned to Mexico to his airplane. However, when he landed in Texas, another official said that procedure had been incorrect, and refused to allow Gordillo into the U.S.

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