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Landplanes
WL1T (Solo Weightshift)
WL1E (Solo Weightshift, electric)
WL2T (2 seat Weightshift)
WL2E (2 seat Weightshift, electric)
AL1T (Solo 3 Axis)
AL1E (Solo 3 Axis, electric)
AL2T (2 seat, 3 Axis)
AL2E (Solo 3 Axis, electric)

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PF1Tm (Solo, male)
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PF1E (Solo, electric)
PF2T (2 Seat)
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PL1T (Wheels, Solo)
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PL2T (Wheels, 2 seat)
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Site last updated by RMH
14 Aug 2015, 13:50

RAL2T: Movable Aerodynamic Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Thermal engine
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

AL2T   Distance in a straight line

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 1033.16 Km (558 Nm)
Date 3 Sep 1999
Pilot Johannes Kessler (GER)
Co-pilot Margarete KRAWIEC
Aircraft Dynaero MCR 01 UL
Location Mainz Finthen (Germany) - Biarritz-Bayonne (France)
Min. 1043.49 Km (564 Nm) to beat this record.

AL2T   Distance in a straight line without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 124.8 Km (68 Nm)
Date 2 Jul 2013
Pilot Erik Palicz (HUN)
Co-pilot Csaba Vàradi
Aircraft Distar Air / Urban Air UFM 13
Engine Rotax 912
Location Debrecen (Hungary)
Min. 126.05 Km (69 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 105.59 Km in 2009

AL2T   Distance in a straight line with limited fuel

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 183 Km (99 Nm)
Date 22 Aug 2000
Pilot Patrick Watermann (SUI)
Co-pilot Nathalie MEYER
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Herten-Rheinfelden (Germany) - Tannheim (Germany)
Min. 184.83 Km (100 Nm) to beat this record.

AL2T   Distance in a closed circuit

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 616 Km (333 Nm)
Date 23 Aug 2000
Pilot Patrick Watermann (SUI)
Co-pilot Nathalie MEYER
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Herten-Rheinfelden (Germany)
Min. 622.16 Km (336 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 514 Km in 1998

AL2T   Distance in a closed circuit without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AL2T   Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 202 Km (110 Nm)
Date 23 Aug 2000
Pilot Patrick Watermann (SUI)
Co-pilot Nathalie MEYER
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Herten-Rheinfelden (Germany)
Min. 204.02 Km (111 Nm) to beat this record.

AL2T   Altitude

UK record
Performance 3184m (10445 Ft)
Date 13 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert Sharp
Aircraft Jabiru UL, registration G-ENRE
Location Margate, Kent (UK)
Ratified as a UK record 13 May 2002
Min. 3280m (10758 Ft) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 7608m (24957 Ft)
Date 21 Jan 2014
Pilot Alexis Anastasiou (GRE)
Co-pilot Petros Printezis
Aircraft Pipistrel Sinus 912
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Kopais, Viotia (Greece)
Min. 7837m (25706 Ft) to beat this record.

Previous: 7143m in 1993

AL2T   Time to climb to a height of 3000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 0h 5m 22s
Date 15 Oct 2012
Pilot Jan Bém (CZE)
Co-pilot Jana Lorencová Tucanová
Aircraft AirLony Skylane 914
Engine Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
Max. 0h 5m 12s to beat this record.

Previous: 0h 9m 20s in 1994

AL2T   Time to climb to a height of 6000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AL2T   Speed over a straight course

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 300.51 Km/h (163 Kt)
Date 30 Jun 2015
Pilot Eric De Barberin-Barberini (FRA)
Co-pilot Antoine Seidner
Aircraft Shark
Location Cuers (France)
Min. 303.52 Km/h (164 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 285.78 Km/h in 2012

Previous: 282.2 Km/h in 2011

Previous: 274.78 Km/h in 2005

Previous: 265 Km/h in 1999

Previous: 194.5 Km/h in 1994

AL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km

UK record
Performance 186 Km/h (101 Kt)
Date 13 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert Sharp
Aircraft Jabiru UL, registration G-ENRE
Location Isle of Sheppey, Kent (UK)
Initial claim received: 15 April 2002, Detailed claim received: 25 April 2002, Ratified as a UK record 11 June 2002, Ratified as a World record 23 July 2002
Min. 187.86 Km/h (102 Kt) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 274.8 Km/h (149 Kt)
Date 15 Dec 2011
Pilot Eric De Barberin-Barberini (FRA)
Co-pilot Isabelle Bernabeu
Aircraft Shark
Location Cuers-Pierrefeu (France)
Min. 277.55 Km/h (150 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 262 Km/h in 2007

Previous: 186 Km/h in 2002

Previous: 163.03 Km/h in 1994

AL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km

UK record
Performance 187 Km/h (101 Kt)
Date 14 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert Sharp
Aircraft Jabiru UL, registration G-ENRE
Location Isle of Sheppey, Kent, UK
Initial claim received: 15 April 2002, Detailed claim received: 25 April 2002, Ratified as a UK record 11 June 2002, Ratified as a World record 23 July 2002.
Min. 188.87 Km/h (102 Kt) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 282.4 Km/h (153 Kt)
Date 23 Dec 2011
Pilot Eric De Barberin-Barberini (FRA)
Co-pilot Isabelle Bernabeu
Aircraft Shark
Engine Rotax 912
Location Cuers-Pierrefeu (France)
Min. 285.23 Km/h (155 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 268.4 Km/h in 2007

Previous: 187 Km/h in 2002

Previous: 176.42 Km/h in 2000

Previous: 172.34 Km/h in 2000

Previous: 167.54 Km/h in 1998

Previous: 135.37 Km/h in 1998

Previous: 131.84 Km/h in 1994

AL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 255.13 Km/h (138 Kt)
Date 22 Dec 2011
Pilot Eric De Barberin-Barberini (FRA)
Co-pilot Isabelle Bernabeu
Aircraft Shark
Engine Rotax 912
Location Cuers-Pierrefeu (France)
Min. 257.69 Km/h (140 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 178.78 Km/h in 2000

Previous: 162.16 Km/h in 1999

Previous: 132.93 Km/h in 1998

AL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AL2T   Distance with Limited Fuel

UK championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)

AL2T   Endurance with Limited Fuel

UK championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 11 Aug 2016. World record claims pending ratification are NOT included here.