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Pateras Pescara


Pateras Pescara Record

First rotorcraft record logged by the FAI: on April 18 1924, in Issy-les-Moulineaux near Paris, the Marquis de Perscara, on board a twin-rotor craft of his own invention equipped with a Hispano-Suiza engien, covered a distance of 736 meters in a straight line.

Sub-ClassType of RecordPerformanceDateClaimantStatusId
E former G Straight distance 736 m 1924-04-18 Pescara (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved 13094
FAI Record File Num #13094
Status: ratified - superseded since approved
Region: World
Class: E (Rotorcraft)
Category: General
Group: 1 : piston engine
Type of record: Straight distance
Performance: 736 m
Date: 1924-04-18
Course/Location: Issy les Moulineaux (France)
Claimant Pateras Pescara (FRA)
Rotorcraft: Pescara Pescara 2F
Engine: 1 Hispano-Suiza 8 Ac