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SPEED RECORD HOLDERS AROUND THE WORLD
This is a brief summary of Speed Records around the World, published here with the kind permission of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.
For full details on records, please visit their Site : http://www.fai.org
Lenarcic Matevz(Slovenia) Eastbound Pipistrel Sinus S5-PCT, 2004, 19.57 km/h
Hans Georg SCHMID (Switzerland) Westbound Long Eze HB-YCT, 29/04/2000, 69.99 km/h.
Hans Georg SCHMID (Switzerland) Eastbound Long Eze HB-YCT, 28/03/2000, 69.87 km/h.
Jon JOHANSON (Australia) Westbound RV4 VH-NOJ, 25/09/1996, 23.31 km/h.
Jon JOHANSON (Australia) Eastbound RV4 VH-NOJ, 31/08/1995, 29.37 km/h.
Don TAYLOR (USA) Eastbound T18 N445T, 1/8-30/9/1976, 27.127 km/h.
CarrolAnn GARRATT & Carol FOY (USA)Westbound Mooney M20J N220FC, 11/12/2008, 185.6 km/h
Charles CLASSEN & Philip GRETH (USA) Westbound Bonanza G-35 N4493D, 27/5-6/06/1988, 87.51 km/h.
William H. WISNER & Janice SULLIVAN (USA) Westbound Bonanza N6826Q, 11/6-6/7/1986, 71.40 km/h.
Donald F. MUIR & Andre DAEMAN (Canada) Eastbound Cessna 210N, 1-7/08/1982, 243.75 km/h.
R. S. MUCKLESTONE (USA) Westbound Cessna T210 N6922R, 1978, 204.05 km/h.
Harold N. BENHAM & Jack RODD (USA) Eastbound Bonanza N990MD, 1977, 142.44 km/h.
R. S. & P. J. MUCKLESTONE (USA) Westbound Cessna T210, 23/8-4/9/1975, 128.277 km/h.
Dr. Alvin MARKS (USA) Eastbound Cessna 210 N942SM, 18/4/1969, 118.20 km/h.
Sheila SCOTT (UK) Eastbound Piper Comanche 260 G-ATOY, 18/5-20/6/1969, 59.018 km/h.
Geraldine MOCK (USA) Eastbound Cessna 180, 19/3-17/4/1964, 52.751 km/h.
Richard NORTON, Calin ROSETTI (USA) Via the Poles Malibu Mirage N26033, 05/15/1987, 14.04 km/h.
T. BROUGHAM & R. DICKESON (Australia) Eastbound Baron B55 VH-CFO, 10/08/1971, 318.28 km/h.
Robert L. & Joan WALLICK (USA) Eastbound Baron PJ-C808, 2/6-7/6/1966, 300.20 km/h.
Maximilien CONRAD (USA) Westbound Aztec PA-23 N4544P, 08/03/1961, 198.27 km/h.
David McCulloch & Gerard Keating (Canada) Westbound Cessna 414 C-FASB, 9/6-7/7/1986, 59.54 kmh/h.
Peter K. GLUCKMAN (USA) Eastbound Meyers200A N485C, 22/8-20/9/1959, 53.76 km/h.
Hamad Ali AL-THANI (Qatar) Westbound Aerostar N90608, 29/04/1992, 132.02 km/h.
Richard RUTAN & Jeana YEAGER (USA) Westbound without refuelling Voyager N269VA, 14-23/12/1986, 186.11 km/h.
D. MCCULLOCH & G. KEATING (Canada) Westbound Cesna 414 C-FASB, 9/6-7/7/1986, 59.54 km/h.
Philander P. CLAXTON III & John L. CINK (USA) Eastbound Piper Aerostar N300AM, 09/11/1977, 353.57 km/h.
Denys N. DALTON & T. GWYNNE-JONES (Australia) Eastbound VH TKE, 20-25/7/75, 327.73 km/h.
Elgen M. LONG (USA) via the Poles Navajo PA-31 N9097Y, 03/17/1971, 93.050 km/h.
William C HARRELSON (USA) via the Poles, Lancair IV, N6ZQ, FAI Record N°17406, 21/1/2015 , 70.29 km/h.
Joe Ronald BOWER (USA) Eastbound Bell JetRanger III , 20/06/1994, 65.97 km/h.
Simon OLIPHANT-HOPE(UK) Eastbound, MD500E, 21/06/2004. 88.9 km/h
H.Ross PEROT Jr & J.W. COBURN (USA) Eastbound Bell 206 N3911Z, 1-30/09/1982, 56.97 km/h.
MURRAY Jennifer (UK) Robinson 44, 6/09/2000, 16.99 km/h.
REPEATED FLIGHTS AROUND THE WORLD
Pilots are listed by year of their first flights.
The years in bold indicate solo flights.
YOUNGEST RTW PILOTS
Youngest Pilot flying Solo - record holders:
Current (achieved October 2018), - Mason William Andrews (USA) at 18 years of age. DOB: 6pril 2000. RTW ended 6th October 2018
Former (achieved August 2016) - Lachlan Smart (Australia) at 18 years of age . DOB: January 1, 1998. RTW ended August 21, 2016.
Former ( achieved July 2014) - Matt Guthmiller (USA) at 19 years of age, DOB:November 29, 1994. RTW ended July 14, 2014
Former (achieved September 2013) - Ryan Campbell (Australia) at 19 years of age, DOB: January 13. 1994, RTW ended September 7, 2013
Former (achieved June 2013) - Jack Weigand (USA) at 21 years of age, DOB:22 June, 1992,, RTW ending June 29, 2013
Former (achieved May 2013) - James Tan (Malaysia) at 21 years of age. DOB:June 4, 1991, RTW ending May 16, 2013
Former (achieved Sept. 2012) - Carlo Schmid (Switzerland), at 22 years of age. DOB: January 25, 1990, RTW: July 11 to September 29, 2012
Former (achieved June 2007) - Barrington Irvin (USA), at 23 years of age. DOB: November 11, 1983. RTW: March 23 to June 27, 2007
OLDEST RTW PILOT
To the best of our knowledge, the oldest pilot to have flown around the World is Dean Stahr.
Born on 11/21/1925, he was 81 yo for his 2005 solo RTW.
Database N° 174
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