Chuck Yeager (USA)

Status 
ratified - current record
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1e (Landplanes: take off weight 3 000 to 6 000 kg)
Group 
2 : turboprop
Type of record 
Time to climb to a height of 6 000 m
Performance 
3 min 43 sec
Date 
16 Apr 1985
Course / Location 
Portland, OR (USA)
Claimant 
Chuck Yeager (USA)
Crew 
Renald DAVENPORT
Type of engine 
TPE331-14
Aircraft 
PA-42-1000 Cheyenne 400LS
Aircraft manufacturer 
Piper
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Honeywell