Charles E. Gibbs (USA)

Status 
ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1 (Landplanes)
Group 
3: turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed over a closed circuit of 5 000 km without payload
Performance 
944,91 km/h
Course / Location 
Spokane, WA (USA)
Claimant 
Charles E. Gibbs (USA)
Crew 
Dale E. SHARTZER (USA)
Type of engine 
J-57
Aircraft 
KC-135 Stratotanker
Aircraft manufacturer 
Boeing
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Pratt & Whitney