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WL1T (Solo Weightshift)
WL1E (Solo Weightshift, electric)
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AL1T (Solo 3 Axis)
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PF1Tm (Solo, male)
PF1Tf (Solo, female)
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PF2T (2 Seat)
PF2E (2 Seat, electric)

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PL1T (Wheels, Solo)
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Site last updated by RMH
14 Aug 2015, 13:50

RPF1Tf: Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown solo / Thermal engine / female
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

PF1Tf   Distance in a straight line

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 440.9 Km (239 Nm)
Date 27 Oct 2009
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 27
Engine ROS ROS 100
Location Almensilla (Spain) - Sevilla (Spain)
Min. 445.31 Km (241 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 269.61 Km in 2009

Previous: 207.6 Km in 2009

PF1Tf   Distance in a straight line without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF1Tf   Distance in a straight line with limited fuel

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 205 Km (111 Nm)
Date 21 Jul 2009
Pilot Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)
Aircraft ITV Lapoon
Engine _other Parapower Solo210
Location Gödöllö (Hungary) - Gégény (Hungary)
Min. 207.05 Km (112 Nm) to beat this record.

PF1Tf   Distance in a closed circuit

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 130.31 Km (71 Nm)
Date 17 Aug 2011
Pilot Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 23
Engine SOLO 210
Location Hatvan (Hungary)
Min. 131.62 Km (72 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 120 Km in 2009

PF1Tf   Distance in a closed circuit without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF1Tf   Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 131.2 Km (71 Nm)
Date 17 Aug 2011
Pilot Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 23
Engine SOLO 210
Location Hatvan (Hungary)
Min. 132.53 Km (72 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 120 Km in 2009

PF1Tf   Altitude

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 6250m (20502 Ft)
Date 8 Oct 2013
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Artik 3
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Castejon de Sos (Spain)
Min. 6438m (21117 Ft) to beat this record.

Previous: 4996m in 2011

Previous: 4073m in 2009

PF1Tf   Time to climb to a height of 3000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 0h 22m 5s
Date 6 Jun 2013
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Artik 3
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Sant Pere Pescador (Spain)
Max. 0h 21m 25s to beat this record.

Previous: 0h 30m 29s in 2009

PF1Tf   Time to climb to a height of 6000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF1Tf   Speed over a straight course

UK record
Performance 56.93 Km/h (31 Kt)
Date 17 Oct 2010
Pilot Laura TURNER (GBR)
Aircraft Miniplane / Dudek Nucleon
Engine Top 80
Location Pulborough, Sussex UK
Observer Michel CARNET
Ratified as a World Record
Min. 57.5 Km/h (32 Kt) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 56.93 Km/h (31 Kt)
Date 17 Oct 2010
Pilot Laura Turner (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon
Engine Miniplane Top 80
Location Pulborough (United Kingdom)
Min. 57.5 Km/h (32 Kt) to beat this record.

PF1Tf   Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km

UK record
Performance 45.1 Km/h (25 Kt)
Date 21 Mar 2009
Pilot Laura Turner (GBR)
Aircraft Miniplane / Dudek Synthesis 29
Engine Top 80
Location Brighton, UK
Observer David Smith
Ratified as a World record.
Min. 45.56 Km/h (25 Kt) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 51.6 Km/h (28 Kt)
Date 5 Aug 2011
Pilot Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)
Aircraft Dudek Plasma 22
Engine SOLO 210
Location Kunmadaras (Hungary)
Min. 52.12 Km/h (29 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 45.14 Km/h in 2009

PF1Tf   Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 54.4 Km/h (30 Kt)
Date 21 Sep 2009
Pilot Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)
Aircraft Dudek Plasma 22
Engine _other Parapower Solo210
Location Dány (Hungary)
Min. 54.95 Km/h (30 Kt) to beat this record.

PF1Tf   Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF1Tf   Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF1Tf   Japanese Slalom

UK championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World championship record
Performance 60 sec
Date 11 Aug 2014
Pilot Coralie Mateos (FRA)
Aircraft Ozone Slalom
Engine Polini Thor 130
Location Matkopuszta (Hungary)
Min. 60 sec to beat this record. (Only in FAI Cat 1 Championship)

PF1Tf   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)

PF1Tf   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)

PF1Tf   Clover Leaf Slalom

UK championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World championship record
Performance 43.7 sec
Date 29 Aug 2012
Pilot Emilia Plak (POL)
Aircraft Ozone Speedster 19
Engine PAP PA 125
Location Marugán (Spain)
Min. 43.7 sec to beat this record. (Only in FAI Cat 1 Championship)

Previous: 47.9 sec in 2009

Previous: 68.94 sec in 2009

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.