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HERRON/KEECH LITTLE WING LW-5 AUTOGYRO Records

Fĕdĕration Aĕronautique Internationale (FAI) World Records Held:

    1. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Recognized Course: 16.45 km/h

    Date of Flight: 10/12/2003

    Course/Place: Kitty Hawk, NC (USA) – San Diego, CA (USA)

    2. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Recognized Course: 31.89 km/h

    Date of Flight: 10/22/2003

    Course/Place: San Diego, CA (USA) – Kitty Hawk, NC (USA)

    3. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Recognized Course, Round Trip: 16.42 km/h

    Date of Flight: 10/22/2003

    Course/Place: Kitty Hawk NC (USA) – San Diego, CA (USA) and return

    4. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Altitude Without Payload: 8,049 m

    Date of Flight: 4/20/2004

    Course/Place: Frederick, MD (USA)

    5. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Altitude Without Payload: 8,049 m

    Date of Flight: 4/20/2004

    Course/Place: Frederick, MD (USA)

    6. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Without Landing: 993.27 km

    Date of Flight: 2/22/2004

    Course/Place: Little Rock, AR (USA) – Hickory, NC (USA)

    7. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Time to Climb to a Height of 6,000 m: 24 min 28 sec

    Date of Flight: 4/20/2004

    Course/Place: Frederick, MD (USA)

    8. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Time to Climb to a Height of 6,000 m: 24 min 28 sec

    Date of Flight: 4/20/2004

    Course/Place: Frederick, MD (USA)

    9. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit of 500 km Without Payload: 139.67 km/h

    Date of Flight: 3/20/2005

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    10. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit Without Landing: 1,019.09 km

    Date of Flight: 2/9/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    11. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit Without Landing: 1,019.09 km

    Date of Flight: 2/9/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    12. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit of 500 km Without Payload: 168.29 km/h

    Date of Flight: 2/9/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    13. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit of 500 km Without Payload: 168.29 km/h

    Date of Flight: 2/9/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    14. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit of 1,000 km Without Payload: 165.07 km/h

    Date of Flight: 2/9/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    15. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit of 1,000 km Without Payload: 165.07 km/h

    Date of Flight: 2/9/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    16. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Altitude Without Payload: 4,397 m

    Date of Flight: 2/14/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA) – Statesville, NC (USA)

    17. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Without Landing: 1,082.91 km

    Date of Flight: 2/14/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA) – Statesville, NC (USA)

    18. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Without Landing: 1,082.91 km

    Date of Flight: 2/14/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA) – Statesville, NC (USA)

    19. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a Closed Circuit of 100 km Without Payload: 103.51 km/h

    Date of Flight: 2/14/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA) – Statesville, NC (USA)

    20. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Time to Climb to a Height of 3,000 m: 39 min 40 sec

    Date of Flight: 2/14/2006

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA) – Statesville, NC (USA)

National Aeronautic Association (NAA) Records Held:

    1. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Over a Closed Course Without Landing: 701.99 mi

    Date of Flight: 1/30/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    2. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Over a Closed Course Without Landing: 701.99 mi

    Date of Flight: 1/30/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    3. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a 500 km Closed Course Without Payload: 103.12 mph

    Date of Flight: 1/30/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    4. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.A (Autogyros: Less than 500 kg / 1,102 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Over a 1,000 km Closed Course Without Payload: 103.34 mph

    Date of Flight: 1/30/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    5. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a 15-25 km Course: 81.93 mph

    Date of Flight: 2/1/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    6. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Speed Over a 3 km Course: 81.03 mph

    Date of Flight: 2/1/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    7. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Altitude (Without Payload): 16,480 ft

    Date of Flight: 2/3/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

    8. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3 (Autogyros)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Without Landing: 879.02 mi

    Date of Flight: 2/3/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA) – Frederick, MD (USA)

    9. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Distance Without Landing: 879.02 mi

    Date of Flight: 2/3/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA) – Frederick, MD (USA)

    10. Class E (Rotorcraft)

    Subclass E-3.B (Autogyros: 500-1,000 kg / 1,102-2,205 lbs)

    Group I (Piston Engine)

    Time to Climb to 3,000 m (Without Payload): 28 min 10 sec

    Date of Flight: 2/3/2007

    Course/Place: North Little Rock, AR (USA)

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