Pierre Baud (FRA)

Status 
ratified - current record
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1s (Landplanes: take off weight 250 000 to 300 000 kg)
Group 
3 : turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed over a recognised course
Performance 
851,29 km/h
Date 
17 Jun 1993
Course / Location 
Auckland (New Zealand) - Paris (France)
Claimant 
Pierre Baud (FRA)
Crew 
Gérard Guyot (France), Nicholas "Nick" Warner (USA), Bernard Ziegler (France)
Type of engine 
CFM 56-5C2
Aircraft 
A340-211
Aircraft manufacturer 
Airbus
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
CFM