London to Sydney Air Race 2001
Aircraft Speed Chart


AIRCRAFT Average (kts)
Ground Speed
Average (kts)
Slower than Aerostar
1980 Aerostar 601P/Super 700CR 279 0
1995 Beech King Air C90B 253 26
1982 Aerostar 602P 245 42
1974 Cessna Golden Eagle 421B 220 66
2000 Piper Malibu Mirage PA-46-350P 211 68
1979 Cessna 340A 206 73
1980 Beech Bonanza Turbo A36TC 207 73
1997 Beech Baron 58 204 75
1995 Beech Baron 58 200 79
1978 Beech Baron 58 186 93
2000 Piper Saratoga II TV PA-32R-301T 185 94
1979 Beech Baron 95-B55 182 97
1972 Cessna 310Q 198 100
1973 Piper Chieftain PA31-350 199 100
1999 Piper Saratoga II TC PA-32R-301T 172 102
1978 Beech Baron E55 174 104
1981 Cessna Centurion P210N II 172 106
1972 Cessna Centurion II 210L 165 110
1978 Beech Bonanza A36 167 112
1998 Piper Saratoga II TC PA-32R-301T 162 112
1969 Piper Aztec PA23-250 175 116
1966 Piper Twin Comanche PA-30 162 118
1954 Grumman Albatross HU-16A 156 122
Piper Saratoga SP PA-32R-301 152 127
1990 Ruschmeyer R90-230RG 166 135
1982 Cessna Skylane R182 RG II 141 140
2000 Cessna Skylane 182S 137 142
1966 Mooney M20C 152 146
1978 Cessna Hawk XP II (R172K) 120 161
1999 Robinson Astro R44 Helicopter 109 170
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