Valentine Kovaliev (URS)

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 with 15 000 kg payload
Performance 
1 015,866 km/h
Course / Location 
Podmoskovnoe (USSR)
Claimant 
Valentine Kovaliev (URS)
Crew 
A.EFIMOV, K.SHCHERBAKOV, V.BENDEROV, F.ODINOKOV
Type of engine 
AM-3
Aircraft 
TU-104B
Aircraft manufacturer 
Tupolev
Aircraft engine manufacturer 
Mikuline