Douglas R. Cairns (GBR)

Status 
ratified - current record
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1b (Landplanes: take off weight 500 to 1000 kg)
Group 
1 : internal combustion engine
Type of record 
Speed over a recognised course
Performance 
165,1 km/h
Date 
15 Jul 2016
Course / Location 
Denham (United Kingdom) - Valetta (Malta)
Claimant 
Douglas R. Cairns (GBR)
Type of engine 
IO-360-A1B6
Aircraft 
RV-8
Aircraft manufacturer 
Van's
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Lycoming