William J. Hodde (USA)

Status 
ratified - superseded since approved
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1k (Landplanes: take off weight 25 000 to 35 000 kg)
Group 
3 : turbo-jet
Type of record 
Altitude
Performance 
15 850 m
Date 
03 May 1980
Course / Location 
Genève (Switzerland) - Washington, DC (USA)
Claimant 
William J. Hodde (USA)
Crew 
Robert K. SMYTH
Type of engine 
Spey RB163
Aircraft 
G-III
Aircraft manufacturer 
Gulfstream
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Rolls Royce