William R. Payne (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 recognised course
Performance 
1 687,69 km/h
Course / Location 
Washington, DC (USA) - Paris (France)
Claimant 
William R. Payne (USA)
Type of engine 
J79
Aircraft 
B-58A Hustler
Aircraft manufacturer 
Convair
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
G E