John J. Hancock (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 
Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km without payload
Performance 
708,592 km/h
Course / Location 
Wilbur Wright Field, Dayton, OH (USA)
Claimant 
John J. Hancock (USA)
Type of engine 
I-40
Aircraft 
P-80
Aircraft manufacturer 
Lockheed
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
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