John Douglas Derry (GBR)

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 
Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km without payload
Performance 
974.026 km/h
Date 
12 Apr 1948
Course / Location 
Hatfield (United Kingdom)
Claimant 
John Douglas Derry (GBR)
Type of engine 
Goblin
Aircraft 
DH 108
Aircraft manufacturer 
De Havilland
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
De Havilland