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Federation Aeronautique Internationale

Updated: Nov 26, 2019

The FAI (Federation Aeronautique International - World Air Sports Federation) is the governing body for this Westbound Record Attempt. They set the rules for breaking the air sports records and are responsible for verification.

Bill's record attempt is in Class C1-d, Group I: C is Aircraft, 1 is for Landplanes, d is for the weight class of 1,750kg to less than 3,000kg and Group I is for Internal Combustion engines for propulsion.

He will need an average speed of 108.4 kts to beat the previous record by 1%. Max Conrad's record has stood for 58 years!

The FAI sporting code can be found here: http://old.fai.org/fai-documents #FAI #worldrecordattempt #earthrounders Lancair EAA - The Spirit of Aviation



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