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UK records set in class

Site last updated by RMH
1 Mar 2019, 13:53

Records set with engine made by Hirth
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

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Current World record
AL1T Distance in a closed circuit without engine power
Performance 129 Km (70 Nm)
Date 1 Jun 2014
Pilot Georg Surkamp (GER)
Aircraft ProFe Banjo-MH
Engine Hirth F 33
Location Kerken - Dorsten am Kanal - Isselburug - Kerken (Germany)
Min. 130.29 Km (71 Nm) to beat this record.
Current World record
PL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
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.
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 65.41 Km/h (36 Kt)
Date 20 Jan 2007
Pilot Juan Jose Garcia De Abajo (ESP)
Aircraft Dudek Reaction TST 27
Engine Hirth F 33
Location Lanzahita (Spain)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 132.9 Km/h (72 Kt)
Date 2 Oct 2002
Pilot Helmut Großklaus (GER)
Co-pilot Dalia ALEWI
Aircraft Grossklaus Silent Racer 12
Engine 1 Hirth 2706 E
Location Geschendorf (Germany)
Current World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 131.53 Km/h (72 Kt)
Date 24 Sep 2002
Pilot Helmut Großklaus (GER)
Aircraft Grossklaus Silent Racer 12
Engine 1 Hirth 2706 E
Location Geschendorf (Germany)
Min. 132.84 Km/h (72 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 129.97 Km/h (71 Kt)
Date 21 Aug 2002
Pilot Helmut Großklaus (GER)
Aircraft Grossklaus Silent Racer 12
Engine 1 Hirth 2706 E
Location Geschendorf (Germany)
Min. 131.28 Km/h (71 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line
Performance 307.42 Km (166 Nm)
Date 28 Jul 1996
Pilot Pierre Allet (FRA)
Aircraft Technic'air Koyott
Engine 1 Hirth F 33
Location Avranches (France) - Loubillé (France)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Altitude
Performance 5051m (16569 Ft)
Date 20 Jul 1996
Pilot Pierre Allet (FRA)
Aircraft Technic'air Koyott
Engine 1 Hirth F 33
Location Bergerac (France)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 31m 20s
Date 20 Jul 1996
Pilot Pierre Allet (FRA)
Aircraft _unknown aircraft
Engine Hirth F 33
Location Bergerac (France)
World Records: Current 4     Superseded 5
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 1 Mar 2019.

This list does not include World record claims pending ratification.