Number SA017
Class C (Aeroplanes)
Sub Class C1-b (Landplanes: weight 500 kg to less than 1,000 kg)
Group I (Internal combustion)
Type of Record Speed over Recognised Course
Course/Location Pretoria (South Africa) to Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
Performance 276.687km/h
Date 10/08/2008
Record Holder Chris Booysen
Nationality South African
Aeroplane Van’s RV-7A (ZU-MER)
Engine 1 Superior XPIO360 (180)
World Record? Yes – 15120
Status Current Record