Edwin Payne (USA)

Status 
ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1 (Landplanes)
Group 
1: internal combustion engine
Type of record 
Speed over a recognised course
Performance 
400.05 km/h
Course / Location 
Fort Worth, TX (USA) - San Diego, CA (USA)
Claimant 
Edwin Payne (USA)
Type of engine 
R-2800 (double wasp)
Aircraft 
F-47 Thunderbolt
Aircraft manufacturer 
Republic
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Pratt & Whitney