James C. Sifford (USA)

Status 
ratified - superseded since approved
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1 (Landplanes)
Type of record 
Speed over a Commercial Airline Route
Performance 
779.43 km/h
Date 
27 Dec 1983
Course / Location 
Osaka (Japan) - Honolulu, HI (USA)
Claimant 
James C. Sifford (USA)
Type of engine 
JT8D
Aircraft 
727
Aircraft manufacturer 
Boeing
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Pratt & Whitney