Fairey Rotodyne sets a speed record around a closed course

Monday, January 5, 1959



The record was 307.22 km/hr around a 100km closed course (in FAI class E-2). The aircraft was piloted by Fairy Chief Test Pilot Ron Gellatly and Test Pilot John Morton. See  FAI record ID#13216.

Source: FAI Rotorcraft Records portal


Aircraft related to this milestone
Fairey Rotodyne


Related biographies
John Morton
Ron Gellatly