New Helicopter Speed record submitted

FAI has received the following Class E (Rotorcraft) record claim : Claim number : 9172 Sub-class E-1c (Helicopters: take off weight 1000 to 1750 kg) Group 1 : piston engine General Category Type of record : Speed over a recognised course Course/location : Perth, WA (Australia) - Melbourne, VIC (Australia) Performance : 92.55 km/h Helicopter: Robinson R44 - Astro Pilot : Claude MEUNIER (Australia) Date: 08.04.2004 Current record : NEW The details shown are provisional. When all the evidence required has been received and checked, the exact figures will be established and the record ratified (if appropriate).