Arthur Godfrey (USA)

Status 
ratified - superseded since approved
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1f (Landplanes: take off weight 6 000 to 9 000 kg)
Group 
3: turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed around the world, Eastbound
Performance 
436,63 km/h
Course / Location 
New York, NY (USA) and return (via St Johns, Santa Maria, Madrid, Athens, Teheran, Bombay, Colombo, Butterworth, Labuan, Manila, Taipei, Tokyo, Chitose, Shemya, Anchorage, Seattle, Los Angeles, Oklahoma City)
Claimant 
Arthur Godfrey (USA)
Crew 
Richard MERRILL, Fred AUSTIN, Karl KELLER
Type of engine 
CJ-610
Aircraft 
Jet Commander 1121
Aircraft manufacturer 
Rockwell
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
G E