Tag: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale

Remembering the Canadian Aircraft Altitude Record set by Bud White's CF-104 Starfighter
'On December 14, 1967, when I managed to reach 100,110 feet and authenticate it, we wisely decided to call it a day. Interestingly, that record still stands today as a Canadian national altitude record,' Bud White, RCAF CF-104 pilot who set the Canadian Aircraft Altitude Record Designed as a supersonic air superiority fighter, the F-104 Starfighter was a technological marvel when it...
British Army bids farewell to the iconic Lynx helicopter and here are some gorgeous photos of the type farewell tour
To mark the Lynx’s decommissioning from British Army service, the Army Air Corps have flown four of the last remaining airframes on a commemorative tour around England The Lynx helicopter has had a long and distinguished career with the British Army stretching back nearly 40 years. Described as a primary battlefield utility helicopter, the venerable Lynx entered service in 1978 and...
Fedotov MiG-25RB altitude world record
Flying a re-engined MiG-25, Fedotov reached the record height of 123,523 feet (37,650 meters) above Podmoskovnoe, Russia On Aug. 31, 1977 Alexandr Vasilievich Fedotov, an official ‘Hero of the Soviet Union’ and test pilot, set an FAI World Record for altitude when he climbed to 123,523 feet (37,650 meters) in his MiG-25. As reported on Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI-World Air Sports Federation) website the...