Walter W. Irwin (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 straight 15/25 km course
Performance 
2 259,538 km/h
Course / Location 
Edwards AFB, CA (USA)
Claimant 
Walter W. Irwin (USA)
Type of engine 
J79
Aircraft 
F-104A "Starfighter"
Aircraft manufacturer 
Lockheed
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
G E