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WL1T (Solo Weightshift)
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Site last updated by RMH
14 Aug 2015, 13:50

RPF2T: Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown with two persons / Thermal engine
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

PF2T   Distance in a straight line

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 379.8 Km (206 Nm)
Date 5 Jul 2008
Pilot Miguel Esteves (BRA)
Aircraft Sol Paragliders Kangaroo
Engine JPX M25Y Black Devil
Location Cassino, RS (Brazil) - Capão Canoa, RS (Brazil)
Min. 383.6 Km (208 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 360 Km in 2006

PF2T   Distance in a straight line without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF2T   Distance in a straight line with limited fuel

UK record
Performance 123.18 Km (67 Nm)
Date 6 Oct 2013
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Co-pilot Mich Stevenson
Aircraft Ozone Mag Max
Engine Bailey VS
Location Hambrook, West Sussex - Camber Sands (UK)
Min. 124.42 Km (68 Nm) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 123.18 Km (67 Nm)
Date 6 Oct 2013
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Co-pilot Mich Stevenson
Aircraft Ozone Mag Max
Engine Bailey VS
Location Hambrook, West Sussex (United Kingdom) - Camber Sands (United Kingdom)
Min. 124.42 Km (68 Nm) to beat this record.

PF2T   Distance in a closed circuit

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 184.5 Km (100 Nm)
Date 11 Sep 2010
Pilot Peter Schulz (GER)
Co-pilot Kathrin PINKPANK
Aircraft Swing Sting 250
Engine Simonini 122
Location Saarmund (Germany)
Min. 186.35 Km (101 Nm) to beat this record.

PF2T   Distance in a closed circuit without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF2T   Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF2T   Altitude

UK record
Performance 3450m (11318 Ft)
Date 29 Sep 2014
Pilot Mick Roche (GBR)
Co-pilot Susanne Hobbs
Aircraft Bailey Matrix / Advance Bi-Beta 5
Engine Bailey Hornet
Location Over, Canbridgeshire
Observer Paul Bailey, Giles Fowler, Gordon Blackley
Min. 3554m (11657 Ft) to beat this record.

Previous: 1334m in 2000

World record
Performance 4605m (15106 Ft)
Date 7 Dec 2012
Pilot Ryan D. Shaw (USA)
Co-pilot Deanna Lucky
Aircraft APCO Play 42 MK
Engine Simonini Mini 2 EVO 230
Location Peoria, AZ (USA)
Min. 4744m (15559 Ft) to beat this record.

Previous: 3036m in 2002

Previous: 1334m in 2000

PF2T   Time to climb to a height of 3000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 0h 41m 25s
Date 21 Apr 2015
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Co-pilot Jason Whitehead
Aircraft Niviuk Takoo 3
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Sant Pere Pescador (Spain)
Max. 0h 40m 10s to beat this record.

Previous: 0h 48m 44s in 2014

Previous: 0h 56m 1s in 2012

PF2T   Time to climb to a height of 6000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF2T   Speed over a straight course

UK record
Performance 37.41 Km/h (21 Kt)
Date 2 Nov 2007
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Co-pilot David Smith
Aircraft Bailey / Dudek Orca 41
Engine JPX 330
Location Trueleigh Sands, Sussex
Observer Nigel Thomas and Frances Valdes
Min. 37.79 Km/h (21 Kt) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 59.71 Km/h (33 Kt)
Date 28 Oct 2010
Pilot Christophe Charon (FRA)
Co-pilot Joseph RIVAL
Aircraft Ozone Viper 2-28
Engine Vittorazi Moster 180
Location St. Lieux les Lavaur (France)
Min. 60.31 Km/h (33 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 50.1 Km/h in 2010

Previous: 37.4 Km/h in 2007

PF2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km

UK record
Performance 32.82 Km/h (18 Kt)
Date 2 Nov 2007
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Co-pilot David Smith
Aircraft Bailey / Dudek Orca 41
Engine JPX 330
Location Trueleigh Sands, Sussex
Observer Nigel Thomas and Frances Valdes
Min. 33.15 Km/h (18 Kt) to beat this record.
World record
Performance 48.3 Km/h (27 Kt)
Date 26 May 2010
Pilot Peter Schulz (GER)
Co-pilot Kathrin PINKPANK
Aircraft Swing Sting 250
Engine Simonini 122
Location Plötzin (Germany)
Min. 48.79 Km/h (27 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 32.82 Km/h in 2007

PF2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 51.9 Km/h (29 Kt)
Date 13 Jul 2010
Pilot Peter Schulz (GER)
Co-pilot Kathrin PINKPANK
Aircraft Swing Sting 250
Engine Simonini 122
Location Plötzin (Germany)
Min. 52.42 Km/h (29 Kt) to beat this record.

PF2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF2T   Japanese Slalom

UK championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World championship record
Performance 719 sec
Date 12 Aug 2014
Pilot Ryszard Zygadlo (POL)
Co-pilot Barbara Grzegorczyk
Aircraft Ozone Speedster 33
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Matkopuszta (Hungary)
Min. 719 sec to beat this record. (Only in FAI Cat 1 Championship)

PF2T   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)

PF2T   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)

PF2T   Clover Leaf Slalom

UK championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World championship record
Performance 82.34 sec
Date 29 Aug 2012
Pilot Ryszard Zygadlo (POL)
Co-pilot Patrycja Lejk
Aircraft Ozone Speedster 33
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Marugán (Spain)
Min. 82.34 sec to beat this record. (Only in 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.