Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical Center (USA)

Status 
ratified - current record
Zone 
World
Class 
U (Experimental / New Technologies)
Sub-Class 
U-2 (Helicopter)
Category 
11: 10 000 kg to less than 50 000 kg
Group 
1: Internal combustion and Jet
Type of record 
Distance in a straight line
Performance 
13 219,86 km
Date 
23 Apr 2001
Course / Location 
Edwards AFB, CA (USA) - Edinburgh (Australia)
Claimant 
Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical Center (USA)
Type of engine 
AE 3007 (Allison)
Aircraft 
RQ-4A "Global Hawk"
Aircraft manufacturer 
Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Rolls Royce