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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)

Microlight Autogyros
GL1 (Solo)
GL2 (2 Seat)

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
19 Sep 2014, 16:20

Distance in a straight line with limited fuel (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 397 Km (215 Nm)
Date 22 Oct 1989
Pilot Yves Rousseau (FRA)
Aircraft Tecma - Colt Ascender
Location Le Davier, Etriché (France)
Min. 400.97 Km (217 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 109.2 Km in 1988

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

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 144.82 Km (79 Nm)
Date 22 Jun 2003
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Dietmar SPEKKING
Aircraft Enduro Diesel
Location Vilshofen (Germany) - Altomünster (Germany)
Min. 146.28 Km (79 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 125.9 Km in 1999

Previous: 115 Km in 1998

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

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 274.61 Km (149 Nm)
Date 30 Nov 2003
Pilot Jon A. Jacobs (USA)
Aircraft U.S.Pacific Mitchell Wing B-10
Engine 1 Volkswagen Half VW
Location Burnettsville, IN (USA) - Petersburg, MI (USA)
Min. 277.36 Km (150 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 250.65 Km in 1988

Previous: 100.47 Km in 1987

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

UK record
No record set
World record
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.

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

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 353.69 Km (191 Nm)
Date 10 Nov 2012
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Boonah, QLD - Yuleba, QLD (Australia)
Min. 357.23 Km (193 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 242.5 Km in 2008

Previous: 219 Km in 2005

Previous: 153.65 Km in 2001

Previous: 70 Km in 1997

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

UK record
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.
World record
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.

PL1T   Paraglider Control / Landplane / Flown solo / Thermal engine

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 196 Km (106 Nm)
Date 22 Jan 2012
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Boonah - Macalister (Australia)
Min. 197.96 Km (107 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 135.1 Km in 2012

Previous: 129.2 Km in 2011

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
Performance 205 Km (111 Nm)
Date 21 Jul 2009
Pilot Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)
Aircraft ITV Lapoon
Engine _other Parapower Solo210
Location Gödöllö (Hungary) - Gégény (Hungary)
Min. 207.05 Km (112 Nm) to beat this record.

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

GL1   Autogyro / Landplane / Flown solo

UK record
No record set
World record
No record set

GL2   Autogyro / Landplane / Flown with two persons

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 17 Oct 2014. World record claims pending ratification are NOT included here.