Alexandre Galunenko (URS)

Status 
ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code
Zone 
World
Class 
H (Powered Aeroplanes)
Sub-Class 
C-1t (Landplanes: take off weight 300 000 kg to 400 000 kg)
Group 
3: turbo-jet
Type of record 
Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 145 000 kg payload
Performance 
813,09 km/h
Date 
22 Mar 1989
Course / Location 
Podkievscoe Airfield (USSR)
Claimant 
Alexandre Galunenko (URS)
Crew 
Sergei A. GORBIK, Sergei F. NECHAEV
Type of engine 
Lotarev D- 18 T
Aircraft 
AN-225 "Mriya"
Aircraft manufacturer 
Antonov
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Ivtchenko