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 recognised course
Performance 
988,02 km/h
Date 
16 Feb 2000
Course / Location 
Luxor (Egypt) - Calcutta (India)
Claimant 
Steve Fossett (USA)
Crew 
Darrin L. ADKINS, Alexander M. TAI
Type of engine 
AE 3007 (Allison)
Aircraft 
750 Citation X
Aircraft manufacturer 
Cessna
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Rolls Royce