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Site last updated by RMH
1 Aug 2019, 11:01

Records set with engine made by Top 80
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

Filter: All   Current World   Superseded World    Current UK   Superseded UK   

Current World championship record
PF1Tm Endurance with Limited Fuel
Performance 1h 2m 40s
Date 18 Jun 2012
Pilot Guangqiang Sheng (CHN)
Aircraft Paramania Fusion 20
Engine PER IL VOLO Miniplane Top 80
Location Haiyang (China)
Min. 1h 2m 40s to beat this record. (Only in FAI Cat 1 Championship)
Current World record
PF1Tf Speed over a straight course
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.
Current UK record
PF1Tf Speed over a straight course
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.
Superseded World championship record
PF1Tf Clover Leaf Slalom
Performance 47.9 sec
Date 3 Aug 2009
Pilot Emilia Plak (POL)
Aircraft Paramania Fusion 20
Engine _other Werenc Top 80
Location Nové Mesto nad Metuji (Czech Republic)
Superseded World record
PF1Tf Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 45.14 Km/h (25 Kt)
Date 21 Mar 2009
Pilot Laura Turner (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Synthesis 29
Engine PER IL VOLO Miniplane Top 80
Location Brighton (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
PF1Tf Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
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.
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 242.5 Km (131 Nm)
Date 12 Jul 2008
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Pawnee
Engine PAP Top 80 1400
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 102.1 Km (56 Nm)
Date 27 Jan 2008
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Pawnee
Engine PAP Top 80 1400
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 49.3 Km/h (27 Kt)
Date 27 Oct 2007
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft Dudek Reaction TST 27
Engine PAP Top 80 1400
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 47.4 Km/h (26 Kt)
Date 14 Jul 2007
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Dakota Sport
Engine PAP Top 80 1400
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line
Performance 644 Km (348 Nm)
Date 21 Jun 1998
Pilot Ramón Morillas Salmeron (ESP)
Aircraft Nova Vertex 24/PAP-1100 Solo 210 cc
Engine 1 PAP 1 100 Top 80
Location Almonte, Huelva (Spain) - Minuesa, Teruel (Spain)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 70 Km (38 Nm)
Date 17 Oct 1997
Pilot José Manuel Sanchez Fernandez (ESP)
Aircraft Windtech Kena
Engine 1 PAP 1 100 Top 80
Location La Cañada, Cáceres (Spain) - Montehermoso, Cáceres (Spain)
World Records: Current 2     Superseded 8
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.