Arthur Godfrey (USA)

Status 
ratified - current record
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 over a recognised course
Performance 
424,31 km/h
Course / Location 
Colombo (Sri Lanka) - Manila (Philippines)
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