World Records set by FJ44-Powered Airplanes

 

GlobalFlyer

Speed around-the-world non-stop and non-refueled (absolute record)
     342 mph
     Steve Fossett
     March 2005

Distance without landing (absolute record)
     25,766 miles
     Steve Fossett
     February 2006

Distance over a closed circuit (absolute record)
     25,320 miles
     Steve Fossett
     March 2006

Premier I

Speed Seattle to Las Vegas (light jet)
     499 mph
     Hoot Gibson and Trevor Blackmer
     22 September 2004

Speed Las Vegas to Wichita (light jet)
     547 mph
     Hoot Gibson and Trevor Blackmer
     22 September 2004

Sierra Eagle II Citation

Speed around-the-world westbound (light jet)
     199 mph
     Matt Brooks, Fred Lohden, Tim Weber
     15 May 2004

Speed trans-continental US (light jet)
Speed San Diego to Jacksonville (light jet)
Distance on a single flight without stopping (light jet)
     475 mph, 2075 miles
     Matt Brooks and Alan Cirino
     1 November 2006

Speed over 1000-km closed course (light jet)
     367 mph
     Matt Brooks and Alan Cirino
     1 November 2006

Speed over 2000-km closed course (light jet)
     401 mph
     Matt Brooks and Alan Cirino
     2 November 2006

Proteus

Peak Altitude (light jet)
     63,245 feet
Sustained Altitude (light jet)
     62,385 feet
     Michael Melvill
     October 2000

 

Light jet = 6,614 – 13,228 pounds

 

Cessna CJ2+
Speed Reykjavik to London (light jet)
     2:28:14
     Eric Norber
     July 2011

Cessna CJ2+
Speed around-the-world eastbound (light jet)
     61:51:15
     Jared Isaacman and Doug Demko
     April 2009
     This flight broke the previous record, which had stood for 18 years, by 21 hours.