Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical Center (USA)

Status 
ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code
Zone 
World
Class 
U (Experimental / New Technologies)
Sub-Class 
U-2.g (Autonomously controlled UAV : Weight 10'000 kg to less than 20'000 kg)
Group 
1: Internal combustion and Jet
Type of record 
True altitude
Performance 
19 928 m
Date 
21 Mar 2001
Course / Location 
Edwards AFB, CA (USA)
Claimant 
Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical Center (USA)
Type of engine 
AE 3007 (Allison)
Aircraft 
RQ-4A "Global Hawk"
Aircraft manufacturer 
Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Rolls Royce