New Speed Record: George Nelson

Air Facts is proud to announce the latest Speed Record. George Nelson of California set the record for the 186-235hp class, from San Francisco to Los Angeles and back. Full details below.

George Nelson
George Nelson is the latest Air Facts Speed Record holder.

City pair: San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Actual route: SQL to VNY
Horsepower class: 186-235hp
Airplane: Cessna 182
Pilot: George Nelson
Date: 9/22/12
Distance flown: 291 nm
Time en route: 2:14
Speed record: 130.3 knots 

City pair: Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA
Actual route: VNY to SQL
Horsepower class: 186-235hp
Airplane: Cessna 182
Pilot: George Nelson
Date: 9/22/12
Distance flown: 283 nm
Time en route: 2:09
Speed record: 131.6 knots

About the pilot: George Nelson has been a pilot for 9 years and lives in San Francisco, CA.  He normally flies out of San Carlos and Palo Alto California.

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