Arnold Palmer (USA)

Status 
ratified - superseded since approved
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1f (Landplanes: take off weight 6 000 to 9 000 kg)
Group 
3: turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed around the world, Eastbound
Performance 
644.1 km/h
Date 
19 May 1976
Course / Location 
Denver, CO (USA)
Claimant 
Arnold Palmer (USA)
Crew 
James E. BIR (USA), Louis L. PURKEY (USA)
Type of engine 
TFE731
Aircraft 
36
Aircraft manufacturer 
Learjet
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Honeywell