TIME TO CLIMB FAI world record! 1’40”! – Official

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Official TIME TO CLIMB FAI world record! 1’40” – April 19th, 2018. Oxnard airport.
Team Aviation F/X and Russ and Eric McFarland bring you the World Record for time to climb to 10.000′ in 1’40” from brakes release. The aircraft is a modified Harmon Rocket powered by a massive Wankel rotary engine boosted to 650hp. The McFarlands are expert promoters of the Wankel rotary engines and this latest exploit is the culmination of a brilliant research and development project that lasted years. Please visit www.aviationfx.net or www.theclouddancers.com to get more information about rotary applications for experimental aviation as well as to know what we can do to make your experimental aircraft faster, smoother and more efficient. Thanks for watching!