Steve Fossett (USA)

Status 
ratified - current record
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1h (Landplanes: take off weight 12 000 to 16 000 kg)
Group 
3 : turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km without payload
Performance 
962,81 km/h
Date 
26 Sep 1999
Course / Location 
Needles, CA (USA) - Tucumcari, NM (USA)
Claimant 
Steve Fossett (USA)
Crew 
Harrison S. HOLLAND
Type of engine 
AE 3007 C
Aircraft 
750 Citation X
Aircraft manufacturer 
Cessna
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Allison