J. W. Burton (GBR)

Status 
ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1 (Landplanes)
Group 
3: turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed over a recognised course
Performance 
1 697.15 km/h
Date 
09 Sep 1985
Course / Location 
New York, NY (USA) - Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Claimant 
J. W. Burton (GBR)
Type of engine 
Olympus
Aircraft 
Concorde
Aircraft manufacturer 
Aérospatiale/BAC
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Rolls Royce