René Bigand (FRA)

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 1 000 km without payload
Performance 
1 822 km/h
Course / Location 
Melun-Villaroche (France)
Claimant 
René Bigand (FRA)
Type of engine 
Atar 9
Aircraft 
Mirage IV
Aircraft manufacturer 
Dassault Aviation
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
SNECMA