Donald E. Wittke Jr (USA)

Status 
ratified - current record
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1l (Landplanes: take off weight 35 000 to 45 000 kg)
Group 
3 : turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed over a recognised course
Performance 
700,75 km/h
Date 
21 Oct 2015
Course / Location 
Lugano (Switzerland) - London (United Kingdom)
Claimant 
Donald E. Wittke Jr (USA)
Crew 
Billy J. Smith (USA)
Type of engine 
BR 710
Aircraft 
BD 700 Global Express
Aircraft manufacturer 
Bombardier
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Rolls Royce