Alex Henshaw (GBR)

Status 
ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C 1st category 1937-1949 (Multiseats - engine 6.5 - 9l (Light Landplane))
Category 
General
Type of record 
Speed over a recognised course
Performance 
243,74 km/h
Course / Location 
Cape Town (South Africa) - London (United Kingdom)
Claimant 
Alex Henshaw (GBR)
Type of engine 
Gipsy VI
Aircraft 
Mew Gull
Aircraft manufacturer 
Percival
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
De Havilland