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Records set with engine made by Rotax
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
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km
Performance 121.1 Km/h (66 Kt)
Date 18 Oct 2018
Pilot Yuriy Yakovlyev (UKR)
Co-pilot Anna Iakovlieva
Aircraft Aeroprakt Ltd Aeroprakt-40
Engine Rotax 912
Location Nalivaykovka (Ukraine)
Min. 122.32 Km/h (67 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 1022.67 Km (553 Nm)
Date 18 Oct 2018
Pilot Yuriy Yakovlyev (UKR)
Co-pilot Anna Iakovlieva
Aircraft Aeroprakt Ltd Aeroprakt-40
Engine Rotax 912
Location Nalivaykovka (Ukraine)
Min. 1032.91 Km (558 Nm) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL2T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 209.9 Km (114 Nm)
Date 17 Oct 2018
Pilot Tymofii Iakovliev (UKR)
Co-pilot Roman Huzii
Aircraft Aeroprakt Ltd Aeroprakt-40
Engine Rotax 912
Location Nalivaykovka (Ukraine)
Min. 212 Km (115 Nm) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 323.82 Km/h (175 Kt)
Date 16 Dec 2015
Pilot Alberto Rodolfo Porto (ITA)
Co-pilot Sara Della Moretta
Aircraft SEA Risen
Engine Rotax 912
Location Ozzano Dell'Emilia, BO (Italy)
Min. 327.06 Km/h (177 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
GL1 Altitude
Performance 8399m (27552 Ft)
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
Min. 8651m (28378 Ft) to beat this record.
Current World record
GL1 Altitude
Performance 8399m (27552 Ft)
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
Min. 8651m (28378 Ft) to beat this record.
Current World record
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 25m 40s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
Max. 0h 24m 53s to beat this record.
Current World record
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 25m 40s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
Max. 0h 24m 53s to beat this record.
Current World record
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 13m 44s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
Max. 0h 13m 19s to beat this record.
Current World record
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 13m 44s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
Max. 0h 13m 19s to beat this record.
Current World record
AL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 13m 7s
Date 2 Nov 2015
Pilot Jan Bém (CZE)
Co-pilot Lucie Dolejšová
Aircraft Airlony Skylane 914
Engine Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
Max. 0h 12m 43s to beat this record.
Current World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 162 Km/h (88 Kt)
Date 16 Jul 2014
Pilot François Denis (FRA)
Co-pilot Eliane Redureau
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quick 912
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Douzy (France)
Min. 163.62 Km/h (89 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 170 Km/h (92 Kt)
Date 29 Apr 2014
Pilot François Denis (FRA)
Co-pilot Dimitrios Papageorgiou
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quick 912
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Douzy (France)
Min. 171.7 Km/h (93 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL2T Altitude
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.
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a straight line
Performance 705.16 Km (381 Nm)
Date 6 Sep 2013
Pilot Olena Ostahova (UKR)
Co-pilot Oleksandr Kuznetsov
Aircraft Aeros Aeros 2
Engine Rotax 912
Location Byshev - Koktebel (Ukraine)
Current World record
AL2T Distance in a straight line without engine power
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.
Current World record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 171 Km/h (93 Kt)
Date 21 Jun 2013
Pilot Gordon Douglas (GBR)
Co-pilot Evie Douglas
Aircraft P & M Aviation QuikR
Engine Rotax 912
Location East Fortune (United Kingdom)
Min. 172.71 Km/h (94 Kt) to beat this record.
Current UK record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 171 Km/h (93 Kt)
Date 21 Jun 2013
Pilot Gordon Douglas (GBR)
Co-pilot Evie Douglas
Aircraft P & M Aviation QuikR
Engine Rotax 912
Location East Fortune
Ratified as a World Record by FAI
Min. 172.71 Km/h (94 Kt) to beat this record.
Current UK record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 170 Km/h (92 Kt)
Date 21 Jun 2013
Pilot Gordon Douglas (GBR)
Co-pilot Evie Douglas
Aircraft P & M Aviation QuikR
Engine Rotax 912
Location East Fortune
Ratified by FAI as a World Record
Min. 171.7 Km/h (93 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 170 Km/h (92 Kt)
Date 21 Jun 2013
Pilot Gordon Douglas (GBR)
Co-pilot Evie Douglas
Aircraft P & M Aviation QuikR
Engine Rotax 912
Location East Fortune (United Kingdom)
Min. 171.7 Km/h (93 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
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.
Current World record
WL2T Distance in a straight line without engine power
Performance 48 Km (26 Nm)
Date 25 Sep 2012
Pilot William Olive (AUS)
Co-pilot Brett Paull
Aircraft _other _unknown aircraft
Engine Rotax 582
Location Burketown, QLD (Australia)
Min. 48.48 Km (27 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 285.78 Km/h (155 Kt)
Date 15 Sep 2012
Pilot Gilles Michel (FRA)
Co-pilot Lisa Cador
Aircraft Shark
Engine Rotax 912
Location Coulommiers (France)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 282.2 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)
Current World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
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.
Current World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
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.
Superseded UK record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 165.77 Km/h (90 Kt)
Date 17 Feb 2011
Pilot David BROOM (GBR)
Co-pilot John LAWRENCE
Aircraft P & M Quik R
Engine Rotax 912s, 100 Hp.
Location Sutton Meadows, Cambridgeshire, UK
Observer David GARRISON
Ratified as a UK record on 6 March 2011. Ratified as a World Record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 165.77 Km/h (90 Kt)
Date 17 Feb 2011
Pilot David Broom (GBR)
Co-pilot John LAWRENCE
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quick 912
Engine 1 Rotax 912s
Location Sutton Meadows (United Kingdom)
Superseded UK record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 164.53 Km/h (89 Kt)
Date 17 Feb 2011
Pilot David BROOM (GBR)
Co-pilot John LAWRENCE
Aircraft P & M Quik R
Engine Rotax 912s, 100 Hp.
Location Sutton Meadows, Cambridgeshire, UK
Observer David GARRISON
Ratified as a UK record 12 March 2011. Ratified as a World Record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 164.53 Km/h (89 Kt)
Date 17 Feb 2011
Pilot David Broom (GBR)
Co-pilot John Lawrence
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quick 912
Engine 1 Rotax 912s
Location Sutton Meadows (United Kingdom)
Current World record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 8072m (26479 Ft)
Date 13 Sep 2010
Pilot Jan Bèm (CZE)
Co-pilot Olga ZALUSKÁ
Aircraft La Mouette Chronos 14
Engine Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
Min. 8315m (27273 Ft) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL1T Distance in a straight line without engine power
Performance 54.43 Km (30 Nm)
Date 11 Aug 2010
Pilot Jan Lukeš (CZE)
Aircraft TST-9 Junior 2002
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Praha Letnany (Czechoslovakia)
Min. 54.98 Km (30 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 161.2 Km/h (88 Kt)
Date 28 Mar 2010
Pilot David Beolet (FRA)
Co-pilot Pierre Emmanuel LECLERE
Aircraft DTA Magic
Engine Rotax 912
Location Montélimar (France)
Current World record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 19m 32s
Date 11 Sep 2009
Pilot Jan Bèm (CZE)
Co-pilot Olga ZALUSKÁ
Aircraft La Mouette Chronos 14
Engine Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
Max. 0h 18m 56s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a straight line
Performance 589.3 Km (319 Nm)
Date 19 Aug 2009
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Werner Von ZEPPELIN
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine _other Enduro Rotax 582
Location Altomünster (Germany) - Stade (Germany)
Current World record
AL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 166.8 Km/h (91 Kt)
Date 14 Jun 2009
Pilot Jan Lukeš (CZE)
Aircraft TST-9 Junior 2002
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Letnany
Min. 168.47 Km/h (91 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 7m 20s
Date 14 Sep 2008
Pilot Jan Bèm (CZE)
Co-pilot Olga ZALUSKÁ
Aircraft Cosmos-Bidulm Chronos 14
Engine 1 Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
Max. 0h 7m 6s to beat this record.
Current World record
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 1010.9 Km (546 Nm)
Date 2 Aug 2008
Pilot Pal Matuska (HUN)
Co-pilot Krisztina SZÀK
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
Min. 1021.01 Km (552 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 112.3 Km/h (61 Kt)
Date 2 Aug 2008
Pilot Pal Matuska (HUN)
Co-pilot Krisztina SZÀK
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
Current World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km
Performance 109.5 Km/h (60 Kt)
Date 2 Aug 2008
Pilot Pal Matuska (HUN)
Co-pilot Krisztina SZÀK
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
Min. 110.6 Km/h (60 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 7395m (24258 Ft)
Date 19 Jan 2008
Pilot Mark Jackson (GBR)
Co-pilot Eve JACKSON
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quik GT 450
Engine Rotax 914
Location Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
More info www.flymicro.com
Current UK record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 7395m (24258 Ft)
Date 19 Jan 2008
Pilot Mark Jackson (GBR)
Co-pilot Eve Jackson
Aircraft P & M Aviation GT450 'Seeing is Believing'
Engine Rotax 914, 115 Hp.
Location Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
More info www.flymicro.com
Observer RMH
Ratified as a UK record 5 May 2008 Ratified as a World Record 3 Sept 2008
Min. 7617m (24986 Ft) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 25m 45s
Date 19 Jan 2008
Pilot Mark Jackson (GBR)
Co-pilot Eve JACKSON
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quik GT 450
Engine Rotax 914
Location Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
More info www.flymicro.com
Current UK record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 25m 45s
Date 19 Jan 2008
Pilot Mark Jackson (GBR)
Co-pilot Eve Jackson
Aircraft P & M Aviation GT450 'Seeing is Believing'
Engine Rotax 914, 115 Hp.
Location Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
More info www.flymicro.com
Observer RMH
Ratified as a UK record 5 May 2008 Ratified as a World Record 3 Sept 2008
Max. 0h 24m 58s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 809 Km (437 Nm)
Date 1 Sep 2007
Pilot Pal Matuska (HUN)
Co-pilot Krisztina SZÀK
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
Superseded World record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 33m 15s
Date 23 Jul 2007
Pilot Jan Bèm (CZE)
Co-pilot Jane-Marie BÈM
Aircraft TL-Ultralight TL-2
Engine 1 Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
Superseded World record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 6876m (22556 Ft)
Date 23 Jul 2007
Pilot Jan Bèm (CZE)
Co-pilot Jane-Marie BÈM
Aircraft TL-Ultralight TL-2
Engine 1 Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 268.4 Km/h (145 Kt)
Date 11 Mar 2007
Pilot Jiri Unzeitig (CZE)
Co-pilot Vera VAVRINOVA
Aircraft VL-3
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Vysoke Myto (Czech Republic)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 262 Km/h (142 Kt)
Date 11 Mar 2007
Pilot Jiri Unzeitig (CZE)
Co-pilot Vera VAVRINOVA
Aircraft VL-3
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Vysoke Myto (Czech Republic)
Superseded UK record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 146.7 Km/h (80 Kt)
Date 21 Aug 2006
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Co-pilot David Hoyle
Aircraft P&M Aviation Quik GT450
Engine Rotax 912S
Location Bonneville salt flats, Utah (USA)
Ratified as a UK record on 16 November 2006 and as a World Record on 4 December 2006.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 146.7 Km/h (80 Kt)
Date 21 Aug 2006
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quik GT 450
Engine Rotax 912
Location Bonneville Salt Flats, UT (USA)
Current World record
AL1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 209.8 Km (114 Nm)
Date 11 Jun 2006
Pilot Jan Lukeš (CZE)
Aircraft TST-9 Junior 2002
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Letnany - Trutnov - Letnany (Czech Republic)
Min. 211.9 Km (115 Nm) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 175.87 Km/h (95 Kt)
Date 8 Jun 2006
Pilot Jan Lukeš (CZE)
Aircraft TST-9 Junior 2002
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Letnany - Benatky -Letnany (Czech Republic)
Min. 177.63 Km/h (96 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 274.78 Km/h (149 Kt)
Date 19 Oct 2005
Pilot Jiri Unzeitig (CZE)
Co-pilot Vera VAVRINOVA
Aircraft Vanessa Air Klenor VL-3
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Horovice (Czech Republic)
Current World record
AL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 194.2 Km/h (105 Kt)
Date 11 Oct 2003
Pilot Pavel Skarytka (CZE)
Aircraft B-612
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Bubovice (Czech Republic)
Min. 196.15 Km/h (106 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 9m 19s
Date 13 Oct 2001
Pilot Gabor Guti (HUN)
Co-pilot Mihaly HUSZAR
Aircraft Apollo C15 RGT
Engine 1 Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
Current World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 116 Km/h (63 Kt)
Date 29 Sep 2001
Pilot Bela Dull (HUN)
Aircraft Air Création SX 12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Dunaujvaros - Nyirgelse - Dunaujvaros (Hungary)
Min. 117.16 Km/h (64 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 176.42 Km/h (96 Kt)
Date 22 Nov 2000
Pilot Eckhard Buchner (GER)
Co-pilot Christiane FLEISCHER
Aircraft Flight Design CT
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Reinsdorf (Germany)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 178.78 Km/h (97 Kt)
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)
Superseded World record
AL2T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
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)
Superseded World record
AL2T Distance in a closed circuit
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)
Current World record
AL2T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
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.
Superseded World record
PL1T Altitude
Performance 5198m (17051 Ft)
Date 27 Apr 2000
Pilot Howard M. Gish Jr (USA)
Aircraft Six Chuter SR-2
Engine 1 Rotax 503
Location Chugiak, AK (USA)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 172.34 Km/h (94 Kt)
Date 26 Jan 2000
Pilot Heinz Korella (GER)
Co-pilot Nicole GROEGER
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Bremgarten - Lahr - Bremgarten (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 113.65 Km (62 Nm)
Date 29 Aug 1999
Pilot Ernst A. Graf (GER)
Co-pilot Karin STEINHARD
Aircraft Air Création Enduro XP-15
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Altomünster (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 125.9 Km (68 Nm)
Date 29 Aug 1999
Pilot Ernst A. Graf (GER)
Co-pilot Karin STEINHARD
Aircraft Air Création Enduro XP-15
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Deggendorf (Germany) - Altomünster (Germany)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 265 Km/h (144 Kt)
Date 23 Aug 1999
Pilot Johannes Kessler (GER)
Co-pilot Margarete KRAWIEC
Aircraft Dynaero MCR 01 UL
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Osthofen - Freimersheim (Germany)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 162.16 Km/h (88 Kt)
Date 13 Aug 1999
Pilot Patrick Watermann (SUI)
Co-pilot Ewald RITTER
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Herten-Rheinfelden (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 698.86 Km (378 Nm)
Date 22 May 1999
Pilot Gabor Guti (HUN)
Co-pilot Pal Matuska
Aircraft Apollo Apollo C15 Delta Jet
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 100.33 Km/h (55 Kt)
Date 22 May 1999
Pilot Gabor Guti (HUN)
Co-pilot Pal Matuska
Aircraft Apollo Apollo C15 Delta Jet
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 92.99 Km/h (51 Kt)
Date 16 May 1999
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Werner von ZEPPELIN
Aircraft Enduro XP
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Griesau (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 15m 7s
Date 17 Oct 1998
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Werner von ZEPPELIN
Aircraft Enduro XP
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Griesau (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 580.4 Km (314 Nm)
Date 9 Aug 1998
Pilot Vince Ferinc (HUN)
Co-pilot Laszlo TOTH
Aircraft Apollo Apollo C15 Delta Jet
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location From Nagykanizsa Airport (Hungary)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 84.86 Km/h (46 Kt)
Date 9 Aug 1998
Pilot Vince Ferinc (HUN)
Co-pilot Laszlo TOTH
Aircraft Apollo Apollo C15 Delta Jet
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location From Nagykanizsa Airport (Hungary)
Superseded World record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 6245m (20486 Ft)
Date 23 May 1998
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Werner von ZEPPELIN
Aircraft Enduro XP
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Griesau (Germany)
Superseded World record
AL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 514 Km (278 Nm)
Date 13 May 1998
Pilot Heinz Korella (GER)
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Bremgarten (Germany) - Leutkirch (Germany) - Linkenheim (Germany) and return
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 132.93 Km/h (72 Kt)
Date 13 May 1998
Pilot Heinz Korella (GER)
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Bremgarten (Germany) - Leutkirch (Germany) - Linkenheim (Germany) and return
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 167.54 Km/h (91 Kt)
Date 10 May 1998
Pilot Heinz Korella (GER)
Aircraft Ikarus Comco C-42
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Bremgarten (Germany) - Lahr (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 129.12 Km/h (70 Kt)
Date 26 Apr 1998
Pilot Jozsef Szurma (HUN)
Co-pilot Vince Somogyi VARGA
Aircraft ESO 13
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Dunaujvaros - Patka (Hungary) and return
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 123.75 Km/h (67 Kt)
Date 25 Apr 1998
Pilot Jozsef Szurma (HUN)
Co-pilot Vince Somogyi VARGA
Aircraft ESO 13
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Dunaujvaros - Szabadegyhaza (Hungary) and return
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 100.2 Km (55 Nm)
Date 25 Apr 1998
Pilot Attila Suszter (HUN)
Co-pilot Sandor BODNAR
Aircraft Apollo Apollo C15 Delta Jet
Engine 1 Rotax 508
Location Dunaujvaros - Patka (Hungary) and return
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 115 Km (63 Nm)
Date 25 Apr 1998
Pilot Attila Suszter (HUN)
Co-pilot Sandor BODNAR
Aircraft Apollo C15 RGT
Engine 1 Rotax 508
Location Dunaujvaros - Szeged Airfield (Hungary)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 135.37 Km/h (74 Kt)
Date 25 Apr 1998
Pilot Tamás Fehervari (HUN)
Co-pilot Akos KULCSAR
Aircraft Avid Aircraft Avid Flyer
Engine 1 Rotax 532
Location Dunaujvaros - Patka (Hungary) and return
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 83 Km/h (45 Kt)
Date 23 Aug 1997
Pilot Ernst A. Graf (GER)
Aircraft Air Création Enduro XP-15
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Griesau (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 82.08 Km/h (45 Kt)
Date 29 Sep 1996
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Dietmar SPEKKING
Aircraft Enduro XP
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Griesau (Germany)
Superseded World record
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 503.4 Km (272 Nm)
Date 29 Sep 1996
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Dietmar SPEKKING
Aircraft Enduro XP
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Griesau (Germany)
Superseded World record
AL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 163.62 Km/h (89 Kt)
Date 10 Oct 1995
Pilot Serge Ferrari (FRA)
Aircraft Micro B Proto
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Belleville sur Saône (France)
Superseded World record
AL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 157.44 Km/h (86 Kt)
Date 30 Jun 1995
Pilot Serge Ferrari (FRA)
Aircraft Micro B Proto
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Belley-Peyrieu (France)
Superseded World record
AL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 168.55 Km/h (92 Kt)
Date 29 Jun 1995
Pilot Serge Ferrari (FRA)
Aircraft Micro B Proto
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Belley-Peyrieu (France)
Current World record
WL1T Altitude
Performance 9720m (31885 Ft)
Date 18 Sep 1994
Pilot Serge Zin (FRA)
Aircraft Air Création Norgil
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Saint-Auban (France)
Min. 10012m (32842 Ft) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 142.6 Km/h (77 Kt)
Date 4 Jun 1994
Pilot Serge Ferrari (FRA)
Aircraft Micro B Proto
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Belley-Peyrieu (France)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 163.03 Km/h (89 Kt)
Date 4 Jun 1994
Pilot Philippe Zen (FRA)
Co-pilot Patrick DURAND
Aircraft Rans Coyotte II S-6 ES
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Belley-Peyrieu (France)
Superseded World record
AL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 9m 20s
Date 3 Jun 1994
Pilot Philippe Zen (FRA)
Co-pilot Gilbert HUGUET
Aircraft Rans Coyotte II S-6 ES
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Yenne (France)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 131.84 Km/h (72 Kt)
Date 2 Jun 1994
Pilot Philippe Zen (FRA)
Co-pilot Gilbert HUGUET
Aircraft Rans Coyotte II S-6 ES
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Yenne (France)
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 194.5 Km/h (106 Kt)
Date 1 Jun 1994
Pilot Philippe Zen (FRA)
Co-pilot Rodolphe de FRAYSSINET
Aircraft Rans Coyotte II S-6 ES
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Belley-Peyrieu (France)
Superseded World record
AL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 151.71 Km/h (82 Kt)
Date 1 Jun 1994
Pilot Serge Ferrari (FRA)
Aircraft Micro B Proto
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Belley-Peyrieu (France)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 122.17 Km/h (66 Kt)
Date 16 May 1993
Pilot Bruno Bouron (FRA)
Co-pilot Marie-Ange BOURON
Aircraft Air Création GT-bi XP15
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Montreuil-Bellay (France)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 124.26 Km/h (68 Kt)
Date 16 May 1993
Pilot Bruno Bouron (FRA)
Co-pilot Marie-Ange BOURON
Aircraft Air Création GT-bi XP15
Engine 1 Rotax 912
Location Montreuil-Bellay (France)
Superseded World record
AL2T Altitude
Performance 7143m (23432 Ft)
Date 16 Apr 1993
Pilot Walter Mauri (ITA)
Co-pilot Heike GOETTLICHER
Aircraft Rodaro Storch
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Campoformido Airport, Udine (Italy)
Current World record
AS2 Speed over a straight course
Performance 102.25 Km/h (56 Kt)
Date 6 Apr 1993
Pilot Albert Ukena (FRA)
Co-pilot Danièle MAZZIER
Aircraft Chickinox
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Pointe de la Verdure, Gosier (Guadeloupe, France)
Min. 103.28 Km/h (56 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
AS2 Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 97.53 Km/h (53 Kt)
Date 6 Apr 1993
Pilot Albert Ukena (FRA)
Co-pilot Danièle MAZZIER
Aircraft Chickinox
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Pointe de la Verdure, Gosier (Guadeloupe, France)
Min. 98.51 Km/h (54 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 121.6 Km/h (66 Kt)
Date 11 Mar 1993
Pilot Serge Zin (FRA)
Co-pilot Gil MENNETREY
Aircraft Zin Norgil Air Creation XP582
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Ligny le Ribault (France)
Current World record
WF1T Altitude
Performance 5230m (17156 Ft)
Date 18 Jul 1992
Pilot Yves Rousseau (FRA)
Aircraft Medium Ropuleim
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Bégrolles en Mauges (France)
Min. 5387m (17671 Ft) to beat this record.
Current World record
WF1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 24m 0s
Date 18 Jul 1992
Pilot Yves Rousseau (FRA)
Aircraft Medium Ropuleim
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Bégrolles en Mauges (France)
Max. 0h 23m 16s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 108.72 Km/h (59 Kt)
Date 17 May 1992
Pilot Bruno Bouron (FRA)
Co-pilot Claude GUIBERT
Aircraft Air Création Safari GT-bi 503 Quartz 16X
Engine 1 Rotax 503
Location Montreuil-Bellay (France)
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 104.15 Km/h (57 Kt)
Date 16 May 1992
Pilot Bruno Bouron (FRA)
Co-pilot Claude GUIBERT
Aircraft Air Création Safari GT-bi Quartz 16
Engine 1 Rotax 503
Location Montreuil-Bellay (France)
Superseded World record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 5976m (19604 Ft)
Date 20 Apr 1992
Pilot François Dubosc (FRA)
Co-pilot Michel SERANE
Aircraft Cosmos-Bidulm Chronos 14
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Besançon-Thise (France)
Current UK record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 124.5 Km/h (68 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création racer SX12 II
Engine Rotax 462
Location Hethel (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Min. 125.75 Km/h (68 Kt) to beat this record.
Current UK record
WL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 128 Km/h (70 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création racer SX12 II
Engine Rotax 462
Location Hethel (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Min. 129.28 Km/h (70 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 128 Km/h (70 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création Racer SX12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Hethel (United Kingdom)
Min. 129.28 Km/h (70 Kt) to beat this record.
Current UK record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 119.5 Km/h (65 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création racer SX12 II
Engine Rotax 462
Location Hethel (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Min. 120.7 Km/h (66 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 119.5 Km/h (65 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création Racer SX12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Hethel (United Kingdom)
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 124.5 Km/h (68 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création Racer SX12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Hethel (United Kingdom)
Current World record
WL1T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 1071.17 Km (579 Nm)
Date 5 Aug 1991
Pilot Michel Serane (FRA)
Aircraft Air Création Racer
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Besançon-Thise (France)
Min. 1081.89 Km (585 Nm) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km
Performance 88.56 Km/h (48 Kt)
Date 5 Aug 1991
Pilot Michel Serane (FRA)
Aircraft Air Création Racer
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Besançon-Thise (France)
Min. 89.45 Km/h (49 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 5113m (16773 Ft)
Date 4 Aug 1991
Pilot Serge Zin (FRA)
Co-pilot Catherine GAUDEL
Aircraft Air Création Safari GT-bi Norgil
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Béziers (France)
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 126.98 Km/h (69 Kt)
Date 23 Jun 1991
Pilot Dominique Brassaert (FRA)
Aircraft Cosmos Echo
Engine 1 Rotax 503
Location Ponthierry (France)
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km
Performance 75.44 Km/h (41 Kt)
Date 14 Jul 1990
Pilot André-Georges Lafitte (FRA)
Aircraft Cosmos Bidulm
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Dijon (France)
Superseded World record
WL1T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 1044.29 Km (564 Nm)
Date 14 Jul 1990
Pilot André-Georges Lafitte (FRA)
Aircraft Cosmos Bidulm
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Dijon (France)
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 112.88 Km/h (61 Kt)
Date 2 Aug 1989
Pilot Serge Zin (FRA)
Aircraft Must Stamp
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Aérodrome d'Argentan (France)
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 123.43 Km/h (67 Kt)
Date 1 Aug 1989
Pilot Lionel Gruffaz (FRA)
Aircraft Pacific diffusion Must Gachon / Rotax 447
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Argentan (France)
Current World record
AL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 18m 51s
Date 23 Jul 1989
Pilot Louis Y. Schmitz (BEL)
Aircraft Aviasud Engineering Albatros
Engine 1 Rotax 503
Location Fréjus La Palud (France)
Max. 0h 18m 17s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 20m 25s
Date 9 Apr 1989
Pilot Eric Scott Winton (AUS)
Aircraft Facet Opal
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Evans Head, NSW (Australia)
Current World record
AL1T Altitude
Performance 9144m (29996 Ft)
Date 11 Mar 1989
Pilot Eric Scott Winton (AUS)
Aircraft Facet Opal
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Tyagarah Aerodrome, NSW (Australia)
Min. 9419m (30895 Ft) to beat this record.
Current World record
AL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 6m 46s
Date 5 Mar 1989
Pilot Eric Scott Winton (AUS)
Aircraft Facet Opal
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Evans Head, NSW (Australia)
Max. 0h 6m 33s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 250.65 Km (136 Nm)
Date 15 Oct 1988
Pilot Michael Brawner (USA)
Aircraft AmeriPlanes Mitchell Wing A-10 Silver Eagle
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Brazoria, TX (USA) - Seguin, TX (USA)
Current World record
AL1T Distance in a straight line
Performance 1369 Km (740 Nm)
Date 6 Sep 1988
Pilot Bernard D'otreppe (BEL)
Aircraft Aviasud Engineering Albatros
Engine 1 Rotax 377
Location Fréjus La Palud (France)
Min. 1382.69 Km (747 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 109.2 Km (59 Nm)
Date 27 Mar 1988
Pilot Christian Van Houtte (BEL)
Aircraft DPM Must-Microbel CH 447
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Koksijde airfield (Belgium) - Montignies-lez-Lens (Belgium)
Current UK record
AL1T Distance in a straight line
Performance 896.79 Km (485 Nm)
Date 30 Sep 1987
Pilot Brian Milton and Peter Davis (GBR)
Aircraft 2 CFM Shadows
Engine Each 1 x Rotax 447
Location Southampton, Hampshire to Kirkwall, Orkney (UK)
Departed Southampton Airport at 0845, arrived Kirkwall 1615
Min. 905.76 Km (490 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 197.96 Km (107 Nm)
Date 20 Sep 1987
Pilot Michael Brawner (USA)
Aircraft AmeriPlanes Mitchell Wing A-10 Silver Eagle
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Houston Gulf Airport, TX (USA)
Current World record
WL1T Distance in a straight line
Performance 811.64 Km (439 Nm)
Date 20 Aug 1987
Pilot Patricia Taillebresse (FRA)
Aircraft _unknown aircraft
Engine Rotax 447
Location Leopoldsburg (Belgium) - Nîmes-Courbessac (France)
Min. 819.76 Km (443 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 100.47 Km (55 Nm)
Date 31 Mar 1987
Pilot Jean-Claude Thomas (FRA)
Aircraft Sirocco/Rotax 377
Engine 1 Rotax 377
Location Argentan (France) - Vernouillet (France)
Superseded World record
WL1T Distance in a straight line
Performance 789.5 Km (427 Nm)
Date 2 Aug 1986
Pilot Alfred J.A. Clark (AUS)
Aircraft L'il Hustler Buzzard Mk 1
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Phoenix Park (Australia)
Current World record
AS1 Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 247.5 Km (134 Nm)
Date 22 Oct 1985
Pilot Richard Fenwick (FRA)
Aircraft Ultrastar Zodiac/Rotax 377
Engine 1 Rotax 377
Location Meaux Airfield (France)
Min. 249.98 Km (135 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL1T Altitude
Performance 5934m (19466 Ft)
Date 20 Apr 1985
Pilot Patrick A. Derry (USA)
Aircraft Eipper Formance Quicksilver
Engine 1 Rotax 503
Location Hartwood airport-Bealleton, VA (USA)
Superseded World record
AL1T Distance in a straight line
Performance 545.52 Km (295 Nm)
Date 3 Mar 1984
Pilot Peter Jonathan Davies (GBR)
Aircraft CFM Shadow
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Parham airfield (United Kingdom) - Saint Just airfield (United Kingdom)
World Records: Current 47     Superseded 78
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