Bertrand Piccard (SUI)

Status 
ratified - current record
Zone 
World
Class 
A (Ballooning)
Sub-Class 
AM-15 (Mixed balloons : 22 000 m³ and above)
Category 
General
Group 
Not applicable
Type of record 
Distance
Performance 
40 814 km
Date 
21 Mar 1999
Course / Location 
Chateau d'Oex (Switzerland)
Claimant 
Bertrand Piccard (SUI)
Crew 
Brian JONES (UK)
Aircraft 
Breitling Orbiter
Aircraft manufacturer 
Cameron Balloons
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
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