Viktor Kovalev (URS)

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 2 000 km with 1 000 kg payload
Performance 
959,94 km/h
Date 
02 Apr 1960
Course / Location 
Moscow (Russia)
Claimant 
Viktor Kovalev (URS)
Crew 
Jakov MININE (USSR)
Type of engine 
RD16-15
Aircraft 
TU-104E
Aircraft manufacturer 
Tupolev
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Mikuline