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

Paramotors
PF1Tm (Solo, male)
PF1Tf (Solo, female)
PF1E (Solo, electric)
PF2T (2 Seat)
PF2E (2 Seat, electric)

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PL1T (Wheels, Solo)
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PL2T (Wheels, 2 seat)
PL2E (Wheels, 2 seat, electric)

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WF1T (Solo)
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WF2T (2 Seat)
WF2E (2 Seat, electric)

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GL1 (Solo)
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Site last updated by RMH
14 Aug 2015, 13:50

RPL2T: Paraglider 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.

PL2T   Distance in a straight line

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 291.32 Km (158 Nm)
Date 23 Jun 2005
Pilot Nikolay Karabchuk (RUS)
Aircraft Swing Simonini Viktor 1, Swing Mistral Plus
Engine Simonini Victor
Location Stupino (Russia)
Min. 294.24 Km (159 Nm) to beat this record.

PL2T   Distance in a straight line without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Distance in a straight line with limited fuel

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Distance in a closed circuit

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Distance in a closed circuit without engine power

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Altitude

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 4575m (15008 Ft)
Date 26 Dec 2003
Pilot Helmut Stern (AUT)
Co-pilot Anja ZOTTER
Aircraft Sunflightcraft "Air Chopper" & Sycon Chiron 340
Location Sarvar (Hungary)
Min. 4713m (15458 Ft) to beat this record.

Previous: 3409m in 2003

PL2T   Time to climb to a height of 3000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 0h 24m 58s
Date 26 Dec 2003
Pilot Helmut Stern (AUT)
Co-pilot Anja ZOTTER
Aircraft Sunflightcraft "Air Chopper" & Sycon Chiron 340
Location Sarvar (Hungary)
Max. 0h 24m 13s to beat this record.

Previous: 0h 39m 6s in 2003

PL2T   Time to climb to a height of 6000 m

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Speed over a straight course

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 79.6 Km/h (43 Kt)
Date 18 Sep 2008
Pilot Thomas Keller (GER)
Co-pilot Markus MÃœLLER
Aircraft Fresh Breeze Xwing
Engine Fresh Breeze Xcitor
Location Bissendorf (Germany)
Min. 80.41 Km/h (44 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 50.85 Km/h in 2001

PL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 69.84 Km/h (38 Kt)
Date 9 Jun 2006
Pilot Thomas Keller (GER)
Co-pilot Markus MÃœLLER
Aircraft Fresh Breeze Xwing
Location Bissendorf (Germany)
Min. 70.55 Km/h (39 Kt) to beat this record.

PL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 75.23 Km/h (41 Kt)
Date 13 Sep 2007
Pilot Thomas Keller (GER)
Co-pilot Markus MÃœLLER
Aircraft Fresh Breeze Xwing
Engine Hirth 3503
Location Hannover Scherenbostel (Germany)
Min. 75.99 Km/h (42 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 53.01 Km/h in 2004

PL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Japanese Slalom

UK championship record
No record set
(Can only be set at a FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World championship record
Performance 64.9 sec
Date 12 Aug 2014
Pilot Kirill Ekimov (RUS)
Co-pilot Ludmila Beloborodova
Aircraft Dudek Cabrio 34
Engine Paraavis Skat 3
Location Matkopuszta (Hungary)
Min. 64.91 sec to beat this record. (Only in FAI Cat 1 Championship)

Previous: 85.01 sec in 2006

PL2T   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)

PL2T   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)

PL2T   Clover Leaf Slalom

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.