1284


Number 1284
Class C (Aeroplanes)
Sub Class C1-q (Landplanes: weight 150,000 kg to less than 200,000 kg)
Group III (Jet)
Type of Record Speed over Recognised Course
Course/Location London (UK) - Cape Town (South Africa)
Performance 1 192.73 km/h
Date 28/03/1985
Record Holder Brian Walpole
Nationality UK
Aeroplane Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde (G-BOAC)
Engine 4 Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 (38050 lbs each)
World Record? Yes
Status Current Record