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Site last updated by RMH
20 May 2018, 18:08

Records set by pilots from United Kingdom (GBR)
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

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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Superseded World record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 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)
Current UK record
PF2T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
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.
Current World record
PF2T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
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.
Current UK record
WL1T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 204.21 Km (111 Nm)
Date 30 Sep 1992
Pilot Arthur H Trapp (GBR)
Aircraft Chaser S
Location Unknown
Min. 206.26 Km (112 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded UK record
WL1T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 146 Km (79 Nm)
Date 5 Jun 1983
Pilot Terry Aspinall (GBR)
Aircraft Ultra Sports Tripacer / Solar Wings Typhoon S
Location Unknown
Current UK record
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 149.65 Km (81 Nm)
Date 6 Mar 2012
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 29 / Nirvana Instinct 200
Engine Simonini 200
Location Petersfield, UK
Observer Mark Morgan
Ratified as a World record
Min. 151.15 Km (82 Nm) to beat this record.
Superseded UK record
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 137.49 Km (75 Nm)
Date 25 Feb 2012
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Aircraft Ozone Speedster 28 / Bailey V5
Engine Bailey V5
Location Guildford UK
Observer Michel Carnet
This is subject of a World Record claim
Superseded UK record
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 127.7 Km (69 Nm)
Date 8 Apr 2010
Pilot Michel CARNET (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon / Bailey
Engine Bailey 4v-200
Location Brighton, UK
Ratified as a World Record on 22 Mar 2011
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 149.65 Km (81 Nm)
Date 6 Mar 2012
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 29
Engine Simonini 200
Location Petersfield (United Kingdom)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 137.5 Km (75 Nm)
Date 25 Feb 2012
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Aircraft Ozone Speedster
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Guildford (United Kingdom)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 127.7 Km (69 Nm)
Date 8 Apr 2010
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon
Engine Bailey 4v-200
Location Brighton (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
WL1T Altitude
Performance 7684m (25206 Ft)
Date 16 Mar 1984
Pilot Bob Calvert (GBR)
Aircraft Puma Sprint / Robin 3 Cyl
Location Peasington (UK)
Min. 7915m (25962 Ft) to beat this record.
Superseded UK record
WL1T Altitude
Performance 5791m (18997 Ft)
Date 19 Feb 1983
Pilot Bob Calvert (GBR)
Aircraft UltraSports Tripacer / Southdown Sailwings Lightning DS / Fuji Robin
Location Unknown
This was accepted by FAI as as World record in Class C1 a/o 'under 300 Kg on takeoff' because a pure altitude record wasn't available in class R at the time.
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 UK record
WL2T Altitude
Performance 3296m (10812 Ft)
Date 8 Apr 2003
Pilot Will Hughes (GBR)
Co-pilot Ceri Hughes
Aircraft Pegasus Quantum 15-912
Location Henlow, Beds (UK)
Observer Richard Proctor
Ratified as a UK record 26 April 2003
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
AL2T Altitude
Performance 3184m (10445 Ft)
Date 13 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert Sharp
Aircraft Jabiru UL, registration G-ENRE
Location Margate, Kent (UK)
Ratified as a UK record 13 May 2002
Min. 3280m (10758 Ft) to beat this record.
Current UK record
PF1Tm Altitude
Performance 6629m (21746 Ft)
Date 3 Oct 2015
Pilot Giles Fowler (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey Matrix / Ozone Viper3 26
Engine Bailey Hornet 160cc
Location Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Observer Paul Bailey and Paul Mahoney
Min. 6828m (22398 Ft) to beat this record.
Superseded UK record
PF1Tm Altitude
Performance 5580m (18305 Ft)
Date 27 Sep 2014
Pilot Giles Fowler (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey Matrix / Advance Epsilon 7
Engine Bailey Hornet
Location Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Observer Paul Bailey, Gordon Blackley, Tom Garner
Superseded UK record
PF1Tm Altitude
Performance 2918m (9572 Ft)
Date 22 Sep 2014
Pilot Gordon Blackley (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey Matrix / Advance Epsilon 7
Engine Bailey Hornet
Location Over, Cambridgeshire
Observer Paul Bailey, Giles Fowler, Suzanne Hobbs
Current UK record
PF2T Altitude
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.
Superseded UK record
PF2T Altitude
Performance 1334m (4376 Ft)
Date 18 Mar 2000
Pilot Kevin Bates (GBR)
Co-pilot Jane Brooks
Aircraft DK Whisper Plus / Advance Bi-Beta
Engine Solo 210
Location Four Stone, Kinnerton, Nr New Radnor, Powys (UK)
Ratified by FAI as as World record on 1 Nov 2000
Superseded World record
PF2T Altitude
Performance 1334m (4376 Ft)
Date 18 Mar 2000
Pilot Kevin Bates (GBR)
Co-pilot Jane BROOKS
Aircraft Solo 210
Location 4 Stone, Kinnerton, Nr New Radnor, Powys (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
WL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 8m 7s
Date 16 Mar 1984
Pilot Bob Calvert (GBR)
Aircraft Puma Sprint / Robin 3 Cyl [Flightline reported he was flying a Pegasus XL]
Location Peasington (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Max. 0h 7m 52s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 8m 7s
Date 16 Mar 1984
Pilot Robert Calvert (GBR)
Aircraft Ultrasports Puma Sprint
Location Pleasington (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 9m 37s
Date 19 Jan 2008
Pilot Mark Jackson (GBR)
Co-pilot Eve Jackson
Aircraft P & M Aviation GT450 'Seeing is Believing'
Location Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
More info www.flymicro.com
Observer RMH
Ratified as a UK record 5 May 2008
Max. 0h 9m 19s to beat this record.
Superseded UK record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 17m 2s
Date 6 Mar 1993
Pilot William Dent (GBR)
Co-pilot Unknown
Aircraft Mainair Alpha 582
Location Eshott, Northumberland
Superseded World record
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 17m 2s
Date 6 Mar 1993
Pilot William Graham Dent (GBR)
Co-pilot Sharon Jane SAYERS
Aircraft Mainair Gemini Flash 2A
Location Eshott Airfield, Felton, Northumberland (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 18m 49s
Date 29 Nov 2014
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey Matrix / Ozone Viper 3
Engine Bailey Hornet 160cc
Location Earnley, West Sussex
More info www.youtube.com
Observer Barry Holleran
Submitted as a World Record claim
Max. 0h 18m 15s to beat this record.
Superseded UK record
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 21m 53s
Date 22 Sep 2014
Pilot Gordon Blackley (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey Matrix / Advance Epsilon 7
Engine Bailey Hornet
Location Over, Cambridgeshire
Observer Paul Bailey, Giles Fowler, Suzanne Hobbs
Did not quite exceed the current World Record by the required 3% (missed by 23 sec)
Current World record
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 18m 49s
Date 29 Nov 2014
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Aircraft Ozone Viper 3-26
Engine Bailey Hornet
Location Earnley, West Sussex (United Kingdom)
Max. 0h 18m 15s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
PF2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 48m 44s
Date 29 Sep 2014
Pilot Mick Roche (GBR)
Co-pilot Suzanne Hobbs
Aircraft
Engine Bailey Hornet
Location Over, Cambridgeshire (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
WL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 22m 36s
Date 16 Mar 1984
Pilot Bob Calvert (GBR)
Aircraft Puma Sprint / Robin 3 Cyl [Flightline reported he was flying a Pegasus XL]
Location Peasington (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Max. 0h 21m 55s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 22m 36s
Date 16 Mar 1984
Pilot Robert Calvert (GBR)
Aircraft Ultrasports Puma Sprint
Location Pleasington (United Kingdom)
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 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
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 1h 20m 33s
Date 3 Oct 2015
Pilot Giles Fowler (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey Matrix / Ozone Viper 3 26
Engine Bailey Hornet 160cc
Location Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Observer Paul Bailey and Paul Mahoney
Max. 1h 18m 8s 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
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.
Min. 167.43 Km/h (91 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 171.86 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. 173.58 Km/h (94 Kt) to beat this 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)
Current UK record
AL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 126.3 Km/h (69 Kt)
Date 4 Aug 1983
Pilot David Cook (GBR)
Aircraft CFM Shadow 440
Location Cove Hithe (UK)
This record was achieved "Over a straight course of 3 Km" which is a discontinued distance.
Min. 127.57 Km/h (69 Kt) to beat this record.
Current UK record
PF1Tm Speed over a straight course
Performance 72.96 Km/h (40 Kt)
Date 5 Feb 2011
Pilot Dean ELDRIDGE (GBR)
Aircraft Parajet / Paramania Fusion 20
Engine Parajet Rotron 294
Location Salton Sea, CA USA
Observer Jeff Goin
Accepted as a UK record 17 may 2011 Ratified as a World Record.
Min. 73.69 Km/h (40 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded UK record
PF1Tm Speed over a straight course
Performance 63.7 Km/h (35 Kt)
Date 19 Oct 2007
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey / Ozone Viper
Engine JPX 330
Location Trueleigh Sands, Sussex
Observer Nigel Thomas and David Smith
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Speed over a straight course
Performance 72.96 Km/h (40 Kt)
Date 5 Feb 2011
Pilot Dean Eldridge (GBR)
Aircraft Paramania Fusion 20
Engine Parajet Rotron 294
Location Salton Sea, CA (USA)
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Speed over a straight course
Performance 63.8 Km/h (35 Kt)
Date 19 Oct 2007
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Ozone Viper
Engine Bailey JPX330
Location Brighton (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
PF2T Speed over a straight course
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.
Superseded World record
PF2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 37.4 Km/h (21 Kt)
Date 2 Nov 2007
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Co-pilot David SMITH
Aircraft Dudek Orca
Engine Bailey JPX330
Location Brighton (United Kingdom)
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.
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
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)
Current 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.
Min. 166.18 Km/h (90 Kt) to beat this record.
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.
Current World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 170.77 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. 172.48 Km/h (94 Kt) to beat this 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)
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 UK record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 186 Km/h (101 Kt)
Date 13 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert Sharp
Aircraft Jabiru UL, registration G-ENRE
Location Isle of Sheppey, Kent (UK)
Initial claim received: 15 April 2002, Detailed claim received: 25 April 2002, Ratified as a UK record 11 June 2002, Ratified as a World record 23 July 2002
Min. 187.86 Km/h (102 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 186 Km/h (101 Kt)
Date 13 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert SHARP
Aircraft Jabiru Jabiru UL 450
Engine 1 Jabiru 2200 cc
Location Isle of Sheppey, Kent (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 73.23 Km/h (40 Kt)
Date 2 Nov 2011
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 25 / Nirvana Instinct CL200
Engine Simonini 200cc
Location West Wittering to Lyminster and back
Observer Laura Turner
Ratified as a World record
Min. 73.97 Km/h (40 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 73.2 Km/h (40 Kt)
Date 2 Oct 2011
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon
Location West Wittering (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
PF2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
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.
Superseded World record
PF2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 32.82 Km/h (18 Kt)
Date 2 Nov 2007
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Co-pilot David SMITH
Aircraft Dudek Orca
Engine Bailey JPX330
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
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
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.
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 UK record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 187 Km/h (101 Kt)
Date 14 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert Sharp
Aircraft Jabiru UL, registration G-ENRE
Location Isle of Sheppey, Kent, UK
Initial claim received: 15 April 2002, Detailed claim received: 25 April 2002, Ratified as a UK record 11 June 2002, Ratified as a World record 23 July 2002.
Min. 188.87 Km/h (102 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 187 Km/h (101 Kt)
Date 14 Apr 2002
Pilot Julian Harris (GBR)
Co-pilot Robert SHARP
Aircraft Jabiru Jabiru UL 450
Engine 1 Jabiru 2200 cc
Location Isle of Sheppey, Kent (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 51.8 Km/h (28 Kt)
Date 21 Mar 2009
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey 175 / Dudek Nucleon 29
Engine Bailey 4-stroke 175cc
Location Brighton, UK
Observer David Smith
Ratified as a World record.
Min. 52.32 Km/h (29 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 51.9 Km/h (29 Kt)
Date 21 Mar 2009
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 29
Engine Bailey 175
Location Brighton (United Kingdom)
Current UK championship record
PF1Tm Distance with Limited Fuel
Performance 110.17 Km (60 Nm)
Date 23 Aug 2006
Pilot Dave HAIRS (GBR)
Aircraft Bailey / Dudek Reaction 29
Engine Bailey 4-Stroke 150
Location EPC 2006 Chozas de Abajo, Spain
Min. 110.17 Km (60 Nm) to beat this record. (Only in FAI Cat 1 Championship)
Current World championship record
PF1Tm Distance with Limited Fuel
Performance 110.17 Km (60 Nm)
Date 23 Aug 2006
Pilot Dave Hairs (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek ReAction 29
Engine Bailey 4-Stroke 150
Location 2006 European Microlight Championships New Classe León (Spain)
Min. 110.17 Km (60 Nm) to beat this record. (Only in FAI Cat 1 Championship)
World Records (GBR): Current 7     Superseded 25
UK Records: Current 31     Superseded 12
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 11 Aug 2016.

This list does not include World record claims pending ratification.