William E. Eubank (USA)

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 
Distance
Performance 
16 462,50 km
Course / Location 
Tokyo (Japan) - Lajes, Acores (Spain)
Claimant 
William E. Eubank (USA)
Crew 
Kenneth R. Rea, Ceceil Wells, G. Henriet, J.F. O'Shea, G. Stoddard,C.E. Pfleger
Type of engine 
J-57
Aircraft 
KC-135 Stratotanker
Aircraft manufacturer 
Boeing
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Pratt & Whitney