List of South African Speed and Altitude Records.

SA Record NumberSub-ClassType of RecordRecord HolderAeroplaneWorld Record?Status
C1-c - I (Internal combustion)Speed over a recognised course - Pretoria (South Africa) - Kimberley (South Africa) - 291.67 km/h - 24/02/2013Antony Russell/Pamela RussellVan's RV-10 (ZU-FNI) - 1 Lycoming IO-540-D4A5 (260 hp)Yes - 16750Current Record
C1-c - I (Internal combustion)Speed over a recognised course - Kimberley (South Africa) - Cape Town (South Africa) - 274.97 km/h - 24/02/2013Antony Russell/Pamela RussellVan's RV-10 (ZU-FNI) - 1 Lycoming IO-540-D4A5 (260 hp)Yes - 16751Current Record
C1-c - I (Internal combustion)Speed over a recognised course - Pretoria (South Africa) - Cape Town (South Africa) - 237.84 km/h - 24/02/2013Antony Russell/Pamela RussellVan's RV-10 (ZU-FNI) - 1 Lycoming IO-540-D4A5 (260 hp)Yes - 16752Current Record
C1-g - III (Jet)Speed over a Closed Course of 500 kilometres - Johannesburg - Kimberley- Johannesburg (South Africa) - 908.7 km/hr - 20/11/2010Ron Wheeldon/Gary HughesHawker Sideley Hunter T68 (ZS-HUN) - 1 Rolls Royce Avon 207 (10 150lbs)Yes - 16127Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - Kimberley (South Africa) - 366.7 km/h - 02/09/2010Mike DavisOsprey GP4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Aerosport Power IO-375-B1B (195hp)Yes - 16091Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Johannesburg (South Africa) - Kimberley (South Africa) - 327.6 km/h - 01/09/2010Mike DavisOsprey GP4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Aerosport Power IO-375-B1B (195hp)Yes - 16090Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Durban (South Africa) - Johannesburg (South Africa) - 319.0 km/h - 08/08/2010Mike DavisOsprey GP4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Aerosport Power IO-375-B1B (195hp)Yes - 16071Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Johannesburg (South Africa) - Durban (South Africa) - 314.9 km/h - 07/08/2010Mike DavisOsprey GP4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Aerosport Power IO-375-B1B (195hp)Yes - 16070Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - Johannesburg (South Africa) - 362.5 km/h - 16/01/2010Mike DavisOsprey GP4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Aerosport Power IO-375-B1B (195hp)Yes - 15704Current Record
C1-a - I (Internal combustion)Speed over a Closed Course of 500 kilometres - Rustenberg - Bloemhof - Rustenberg (South Africa) - 281.537 km/hr - 15/08/2009Ferdi KoekemoerRand Robinson KR2 (ZS-VYZ) - 1 VW 2.4l, (90hp)NoCurrent Record
C1-c - I (Internal combustion)Speed over a Closed Course of 500 kilometres - Rustenberg - Bloemhof - Rustenberg (South Africa) - 364.348 km/hr - 15/08/2009Pat Hanley/Frikkie GreeffMooney Acclaim (ZS-ACC) - 1 TCM IO-550-G (280hp)NoCurrent Record
C1-d - II (Turboprop)Speed over a Closed Course of 500 kilometres - Rustenberg - Bloemhof - Rustenberg (South Africa) - 506.059 km/h - 15/08/2009Chris Briers/Attie BothaDaher-Socata TBM850 (ZS-BCI) - 1 Pratt & Whitney PT6A-66 (1830 flat rated to 850hp)NoCurrent Record
C1-d - I (Internal combustion)Speed over a Closed Course of 500 kilometres - Rustenberg - Bloemhof - Rustenberg (South Africa) - 366.077 km/h - 15/08/2009Johan Strashiem/Willie Breytenbach2 Aerostar 600 (ZS-PDN) - Lycoming IO-540-K1J5 (290hp)NoCurrent Record
C1-l - III (Jet)Speed over a Closed Course of 500 kilometres - Rustenberg - Bloemhof - Rustenberg (South Africa) - 645.012 km/h - 15/08/2009Mark Nel/Hugo van den BergBoeing 737 (ZS-GCU) - 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15 (15 000lbs each)NoCurrent Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - London (United Kingdom) to Brazzaville (Congo) - 257.189km/h - 11/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15411Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Brazzaville (Congo) to Cape Town (South Africa) - 344.648km/h -11/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15409Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Kano (Nigeria) to Brazzaville (Congo) - 325.01km/h - 11/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15408Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course (Round Trip) - Cape Town (South Africa) to London (United Kingdom) - 220.829km/h - 11/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15413Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - London (United Kingdom) to Kano (Nigeria) - 272.118km/h -10/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15410Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Algiers (Algeria) to Kano (Nigeria) - 315.389km/h - 10/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15407Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - London (United Kingdom) to Algiers (Algeria) - 301.177km/h -10/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15406Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) to London (United Kingdom) - 263.313km/h -09/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15405Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) to Algiers (Algeria) - 275.333km/h -09/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15404Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Algiers (Algeria) to London (United Kingdom) - 317.793km/h -09/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15402Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Kano (Nigeria) to Algiers (Algeria) - 320.319km/h - 09/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15401Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) to Kano (Nigeria) - 293.132km/h - 08/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15403Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Brazzaville (Congo) to Kano (Nigeria) - 333.01km/h - 08/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15400Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) to Brazzaville (Congo) - 335.502km/h -08/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15399Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Altitude - Lichtenburg South Africa (FALI) - 8 594m -26/08/2008Chris van HoofCozy Mk IV (ZU-CZZ) - 1 Lycoming IO360-A2A (200hp)NoCurrent Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Altitude in Horizontal Flight - Lichtenburg South Africa (FALI) - 8 594m - 26/08/2008Chris van HoofCozy Mk IV (ZU-CZZ) - 1 Lycoming IO360-A2A (200hp)NoCurrent Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Time to Climb to 6 000m - Lichtenburg South Africa (FALI) - 01:03:39 - 26/08/2008Chris van HoofCozy Mk IV (ZU-CZZ) - 1 Lycoming IO360-A2A (200hp)NoCurrent Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Pretoria (South Africa) to Port Elizabeth (South Africa) - 276.687km/h - 10/08/2008Chris BooysenVan's RV-7A (ZU-MER) - 1 Superior XPIO360 (180)Yes - 15120Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Time to Climb to 3 000m - Rustenberg (South Africa) - 00:11:16 - 23/06/2008Chris BooysenVan's RV-7A (ZU-MER) - 1 Superior XPIO360 (180)NoCurrent Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Bloemfontein (South Africa)- Port Elizabeth (South Africa) - 312.54 km/h - 18/05/2008Chris BooysenCessna C210 (ZS-MOR) - 1 Continental IO 540 (300 hp)Yes - 15062Current Record
C1-c - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Pretoria (South Africa) - Bloemfontein (South Africa) - 320.55 km/h - 18/05/2008Chris BooysenCessna C210 (ZS-MOR) - 1 Continental IO 540 (300 hp)Yes - 15061Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Kimberley (South Africa) - Johannesburg (South Africa) - 341.18 km/h - 13/07/2007George BrinkVan's RV-4 (ZU-RVF) - 1 Continental IO-360 (200 hp)Yes - 14725Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Pretoria (South Africa) - Bloemfontein (South Africa) - 308.29 km/h - 08/03/2007Jan HanekomVan's RV-7A (ZU-JAD) - 1 Superior XPIO360 (180)Yes - 14501Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Bloemfontein (South Africa) - George (South Africa) - 306.42 km/h - 08/03/2007Jan HanekomVan's RV-7A (ZU-JAD) - 1 Superior XPIO360 (180)Yes - 14052Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Pretoria (South Africa) - George (South Africa) - 306.18 km/h - 08/03/2007Jan HanekomVan's RV-7A (ZU-JAD) - 1 Superior XPIO360 (180)Yes - 14503Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Bloemfontein (South Africa) - Pretoria (South Africa) - 202.69 km/h - 10/12/2006Hans SchwebelCessna C150 - 1 Continental O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 14367Current Record
C1-f - III (Jet)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - Johannesburg (South Africa) - 900.01 km/h - 21/09/2006Terry Redman/Charles LavertyBomabdier Learjet 60 (ZS-GSG) - 2 Pratt & Whitney PW305A (4 600lbs)Yes - 14160Current Record
C1-f - III (Jet)Speed over Recognised Course - Johannesburg (South Africa) - Cape Town (South Africa) - 794.63 km/h - 21/09/2006Terry Redman/Charles LavertyBomabdier Learjet 60 (ZS-GSG) - 2 Pratt & Whitney PW305A (4 600lbs)Yes - 14161Current Record
C1-f - III (Jet)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - Johannesburg (South Africa) Round trip - 711.41 km/h - 21/09/2006Terry Redman/Charles LavertyBomabdier Learjet 60 (ZS-GSG) - 2 Pratt & Whitney PW305A (4 600lbs)Yes - 14162Current Record
C1-h - III (Jet)Time to Climb to 9 000m - Ysterplaat, South Africa - 00:01:43 - 03/12/2005Dave StockEnglish Electric Lightning T5 (ZU-BEX) - 2 Rolls Royce Avon 302 (16 300lbs)NoCurrent Record
C1-h - III (Jet)Time to climb to 6 000m - Overberg, South Africa - 00:01:10 - 26/11/2005Dave StockEnglish Electric Lightning T5 (ZU-BEX) - 2 Rolls Royce Avon 302 (16 300lbs)NoCurrent Record
C1-q - III (Jet)Speed over Recognised Course - Lagos (Nigeria) - Cape Town (South Africa) - 1 725.60 km/h - 15/02/2000Roger MillsAérospatiale/BAC Concorde (GBOAD) - 4 Rolls Royce Olympus (38'050 lbs each)Yes - 6403Current Record
C1-q - III (Jet)Speed over Recognised Course - Marrakech (Morocco) - Cape Town (South Africa) - 966.68 km/h - 15/02/2000Roger MillsAérospatiale/BAC Concorde (GBOAD) - 4 Rolls Royce Olympus (38'050 lbs each)Yes - 6405Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Durban (South Africa) - Oshkosh, WI (USA) - 23.70 km/h - 30/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3274Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - Oshkosh, WI (USA) - 31.52 km/h - 30/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3548Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Durban (South Africa) - Barbados - 33.10 km/h -18/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3273Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - Barbados - 64.78 km/h - 18/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3550Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - Recife (Brazil) - 59.80 km/h - 16/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3549Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Walvis Bay (South Africa) - Ascension Island (UK) - 257.25 km/h - 15/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3551Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Mauritius - Durban (South Africa) - 240.70 km/h -01/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3232Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Perth, WA (Australia) - Durban (South Africa) - 48.64 km/h - 01/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3233Current Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Melbourne, VIC (Australia) - Durban (South Africa) - 37.77 km/h - 01/07/1996Jon JohansonVan's RV-4 DA4 (VH-NOJ) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 3235Current Record
C1-q - III (Jet)Speed over Recognised Course - Cape Town (South Africa) - London (UK) - 1 192.48 km/h - 29/03/1985Brian WalpoleAérospatiale/BAC Concorde (G-BOAC) - 4 Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 (38050 lbs each)Yes - 1285Current Record
C1-q - III (Jet)Speed over Recognised Course - London (UK) - Cape Town (South Africa) - 1 192.73 km/h - 28/03/1985Brian WalpoleAérospatiale/BAC Concorde (G-BOAC) - 4 Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 (38050 lbs each)YesCurrent Record
C1-g - III (Jet)Speed over a Closed Course of 500 kilometres - Rustenberg - Bloemhof - Rustenberg (South Africa) - 877.732 km/hr -15/08/2009Ron Wheeldon/Gary HughesHawker Sideley Hunter T68 (ZS-HUN) - 1 Rolls Royce Avon 207 (10 150lbs)NoPast Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - London (United Kingdom) to Cape Town (South Africa) - 265.873km/h - 11/05/2009Chalkie StobbartOsprey GP 4 (ZU-CLC) - 1 Lycoming IO-375 (195 hp)Yes - 15412Past Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Durban (South Africa) to Johannesburg (South Africa) - 176.806km/h - 11/05/2009Frank EckardCessna C172 (ZS-MOC) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 15318Past Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Johannesburg (South Africa) to Durban (South Africa) - 186.957km/h - 08/05/2009Frank EckardCessna C172 (ZS-MOC) - 1 Lycoming O-320 (160 hp)Yes - 15317Past Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Time to Climb to 3 000m - Lichtenburg South Africa (FALI) - 00:37:13 - 26/08/2008Chris van HoofCozy Mk IV (ZU-CZZ) - 1 Lycoming IO360-A2A (200hp)NoPast Record
C1-b - I (Internal combustion)Speed over Recognised Course - Pretoria (South Africa) - Bloemfontein (South Africa) - 212.04 km/h - 08/12/2006Ron StirkYesPast Record