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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 (2 seat 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
25 Nov 2018, 15:36

Distance in a closed circuit 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 213.6 Km (116 Nm)
Date 16 Jul 1989
Pilot Yves Rousseau (FRA)
Aircraft Tecma - Colt Ascender
Location Aérodrome d'Argentan (France)
Min. 215.74 Km (117 Nm) to beat this record.

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

UK record
No record set
World record
Performance 126.8 Km (69 Nm)
Date 13 Jun 2003
Pilot Robert Mair (GER)
Co-pilot Ernst A. GRAF
Aircraft Enduro Diesel
Location Altomünster (Germany)
Min. 128.07 Km (70 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 113.65 Km in 1999

Previous: 100.2 Km in 1998

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

UK record
No record set
World record
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.

Previous: 197.96 Km in 1987

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

UK record
No record set
World record
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)
Min. 204.02 Km (111 Nm) to beat this record.

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

UK record
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.

Previous: 137.49 Km in 2012

Previous: 127.7 Km in 2010

World record
Performance 170.5 Km (93 Nm)
Date 10 Feb 2013
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Helidon (Australia)
Min. 172.21 Km (93 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 151.81 Km in 2012

Previous: 149.65 Km in 2012

Previous: 137.5 Km in 2012

Previous: 127.7 Km in 2010

Previous: 102.1 Km in 2008

Previous: 1.26 Km in 2006

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
Performance 132 Km (72 Nm)
Date 19 Feb 2012
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Helidon (Australia)
Min. 133.32 Km (72 Nm) to beat this record.

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 131.2 Km (71 Nm)
Date 17 Aug 2011
Pilot Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 23
Engine SOLO 210
Location Hatvan (Hungary)
Min. 132.53 Km (72 Nm) to beat this record.

Previous: 120 Km in 2009

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 7 Dec 2018. World record claims pending ratification are NOT included here.