William Arthur Waterton (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 
873,786 km/h
Course / Location 
Moreton Valence (United Kingdom)
Claimant 
William Arthur Waterton (GBR)
Type of engine 
Derwent
Aircraft 
Meteor IV
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Rolls Royce