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World Record Holders
September 25 - Alexandre Paringaux
A Mig-25 PU (NATO reporting name: Foxbat) takes Alexandre Paringaux, an aeronautical photographer, to the record breaking altitude of 30,540m, reaching a speed of MACH 3.13 (3,200km/h). Alexandre sets the civilian world altitude record.
Anatomy of the Record breaking Parabolic flight
MARCH 23-Fred North
Fred North, professional helicopter pilot, takes an Eurocopter AS 350 B2 nicknamed “Squirrel” to the fantastic altitude of 12,954m (42,500ft), effectively beating the previous world altitude record made in 1972 by 514m (1,686ft).
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