Francis X. Sommer (USA)

Status 
ratified - superseded since approved
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1d (Landplanes: take off weight 1750 to 3000 kg)
Group 
1: internal combustion engine
Type of record 
Speed over a recognised course
Performance 
291,38 km/h
Course / Location 
New York, NY (USA) - Paris (France)
Claimant 
Francis X. Sommer (USA)
Crew 
Hohn RIEGER III
Type of engine 
IO-520
Aircraft 
Bonanza S35
Aircraft manufacturer 
Beechcraft
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Continental