Curtis E. Lemay (USA)

Status 
ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code
Zone 
World
Class 
C (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1 (Landplanes)
Group 
3: turbo-jet
Type of record 
Distance
Performance 
10 175.67 km
Course / Location 
Chicopee Falls, MA (USA) - Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Claimant 
Curtis E. Lemay (USA)
Crew 
C.L. GANDY, E.E. Bradley, F.L. Wright
Type of engine 
J-57
Aircraft 
KC-135 Stratotanker
Aircraft manufacturer 
Boeing
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Pratt & Whitney