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Landplanes
WL1T (Solo Weightshift)
WL1E (Solo Weightshift, electric)
WL2T (2 seat Weightshift)
WL2E (2 seat Weightshift, electric)
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)

Paratrikes
PL1T (Wheels, Solo)
PL1E (Wheels, Solo, electric)
PL2T (Wheels, 2 seat)
PL2E (Wheels, 2 seat, electric)

Powered Hang gliders
WF1T (Solo)
WF1E (Solo, electric)
WF2T (2 Seat)
WF2E (2 Seat, electric)

Seaplanes
WS1 (Solo Weightshift)
WS2 (2 seat Weightshift)
AS1 (Solo 3 Axis)
AS2 (2 seat, 3 Axis)

Amphibians
WM1 (Solo Weightshift)
WM2 (2 seat Weightshift)
AM1 (Solo 3 Axis)
AM2 (2 seat, 3 Axis)

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UK records set in class

Site last updated by RMH
13 Dec 2013, 08:42

Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km (All classes)
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

WL1T   Weight-shift Control / Landplane / Flown solo / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
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.

Previous: 94.62 Km/h in 2000

Previous: 83 Km/h in 1997

WL2T   Weight-shift Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
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)
Min. 113.43 Km/h (62 Kt) to beat this record.

Previous: 100.33 Km/h in 1999

Previous: 92.99 Km/h in 1999

Previous: 84.86 Km/h in 1998

Previous: 82.08 Km/h in 1996

AL1T   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Landplane / Flown solo / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AL2T   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
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.

Previous: 178.78 Km/h in 2000

Previous: 162.16 Km/h in 1999

Previous: 132.93 Km/h in 1998

PF1Tm   Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown solo / Thermal engine / male

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 52.08 Km/h (29 Kt)
Date 2 Sep 2011
Pilot Peter Schulz (GER)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon
Engine Simonini 122
Location Plötzin (Germany)
Min. 52.61 Km/h (29 Kt) to beat this record.

PF2T   Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown with two persons / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL1T   Paraglider Control / Landplane / Flown solo / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2T   Paraglider Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WF1T   Weight-shift Control / Foot-launched / Flown solo / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WF2T   Weight-shift Control / Foot-launched / Flown with two persons / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WS1   Weight-shift Control / Seaplane / Flown solo

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WS2   Weight-shift Control / Seaplane / Flown with two persons

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AS1   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Seaplane / Flown solo

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AS2   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Seaplane / Flown with two persons

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WM1   Weight-shift Control / Amphibian / Flown solo

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WM2   Weight-shift Control / Amphibian / Flown with two persons

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AM1   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Amphibian / Flown solo

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AM2   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Amphibian / Flown with two persons

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WL1E   Weight-shift Control / Landplane / Flown solo / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WL2E   Weight-shift Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AL1E   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Landplane / Flown solo / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

AL2E   Movable Aerodynamic Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF1Tf   Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown solo / Thermal engine / female

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF1E   Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown solo / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PF2E   Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown with two persons / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WF1E   Weightshift Control / Foot-launched / Flown solo / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

WF2E   Weightshift Control / Foot-launched / Flown with two persons / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL1E   Paraglider Control / Landplane / Flown solo / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

PL2E   Paraglider Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Electric engine

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 13 Dec 2013. World record claims pending ratification are NOT included here.