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Site last updated by RMH
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Record statistics
This is definitive for UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.
League table of countries currently holding World microlight and paramotor records.
Rank Records Countries  
1 23 FRA  
2 17 GER  
3 10 CZE, HUN  
4 8 BEL  
5 7 AUS, ESP, GBR, USA  
6 5 POL  
7 3 RUS, SUI  
8 2 AUT, RSA  
9 1 BRA, CAN, CHN, GRE, IND, UKR  
League table of people currently holding World microlight or paramotor records.
Rank Records People  
1 8 Peter Schulz (GER)  
2 5 Edina Sz. Koleszár (HUN)  
3 4 Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Eric De Barberin-Barberini (FRA)
Jan Bèm (CZE)
Jan Lukeš (CZE)
Jean Luc Soullier (BEL)
Karen Skinner (ESP)
Kathrin PINKPANK (GER)
Yves Rousseau (FRA)
 
4 3 Isabelle Bernabeu (FRA)
Markus MÃœLLER (GER)
Nathalie MEYER (SUI)
Olga ZALUSKÁ (CZE)
Patrick Watermann (SUI)
Ramón Morillas Salmeron (ESP)
Ryan D. Shaw (USA)
Thomas Keller (GER)
 
5 2 Albert Ukena (FRA)
Anja ZOTTER (AUT)
Danièle MAZZIER (FRA)
David Rotureau (FRA)
Eric Scott Winton (AUS)
Evie Douglas (GBR)
François Denis (FRA)
Gordon Douglas (GBR)
Helmut Großklaus (GER)
Helmut Stern (AUT)
Krisztina SZÀK (HUN)
Mark Morgan (GBR)
Michel Serane (FRA)
Pal Matuska (HUN)
Robert Mair (GER)
Roland Coddens (BEL)
Ryszard Zygadlo (POL)
 
6 1 Alexander Bogdanov (RUS)
Alexandre Mateos (FRA)
Alexis Anastasiou (GRE)
Anthony Douglas Gibson (RSA)
Antoine Seidner (FRA)
Barbara Grzegorczyk (POL)
Bela Dull (HUN)
Bernard D'otreppe (BEL)
Brett Paull (AUS)
Christophe Charon (FRA)
Coralie Mateos (FRA)
Csaba Vàradi (HUN)
Dave Hairs (GBR)
Deanna Lucky (USA)
Dietmar SPEKKING (GER)
Dimitrios Papageorgiou (FRA)
Doron Dekel (CAN)
Eliane Redureau (FRA)
Emilia Plak (POL)
Erik Palicz (HUN)
Ernst A. Graf (GER)
Frantisek Salava (CZE)
Frederic Mallard (FRA)
Gary C. Davis (USA)
Georg Surkamp (GER)
Guangqiang Sheng (CHN)
Henrik Jacobus Theron (RSA)
Howard M. Gish Jr (USA)
Istvan Kocsis (HUN)
Jana Lorencová Tucanová (CZE)
Jason Whitehead (ESP)
Johannes Kessler (GER)
Jon A. Jacobs (USA)
Joseph RIVAL (FRA)
Kamil Mankowski (POL)
Kirill Ekimov (RUS)
Laura Turner (GBR)
Louis Y. Schmitz (BEL)
Ludmila Beloborodova (RUS)
Marcin Krakowiak (POL)
Margarete KRAWIEC (GER)
Mich Stevenson (GBR)
Miguel Esteves (BRA)
Nikolay Karabchuk (RUS)
Oleksandr Kuznetsov (UKR)
Olena Ostahova (UKR)
Parmjit Singh (IND)
Patricia Taillebresse (FRA)
Patrycja Lejk (POL)
Pavel Skarytka (CZE)
Petros Printezis (GRE)
Richard Fenwick (FRA)
Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Serge Zin (FRA)
Thomas E. Pratt (USA)
William Olive (AUS)
 
League table of people currently holding UK microlight or paramotor records.
Rank Records People  
1 5 Michel Carnet (GBR)  
2 3 Bob Calvert (GBR)
Eve Jackson (GBR)
Julian Harris (GBR)
Mark Jackson (GBR)
Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Robert Sharp (GBR)
 
3 2 David BROOM (GBR)
David Smith (GBR)
Giles Fowler (GBR)
John LAWRENCE (GBR)
Laura TURNER (GBR)
Mark Morgan (GBR)
 
4 1 Arthur H Trapp (GBR)
Brian Milton and Peter Davis (GBR)
Dave HAIRS (GBR)
David Cook (GBR)
Dean ELDRIDGE (GBR)
Mich Stevenson (GBR)
Mick Roche (GBR)
Susanne Hobbs (GBR)
 
Top 10 longest standing World records.
Years Date Class / category Performance
32 Oct 1985 AS1 Distance in a closed circuit 247.5 Km (134 Nm)
31 Sep 1986 AL1T Distance in a closed circuit 805.4 Km (435 Nm)
30 Aug 1987 WL1T Distance in a straight line 811.64 Km (439 Nm)
29 Sep 1988 AL1T Distance in a straight line 1369 Km (740 Nm)
28 Mar 1989 AL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m 0h 6m 46s
28 Mar 1989 AL1T Altitude 9144m (29996 Ft)
28 Jul 1989 WL1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel 213.6 Km (116 Nm)
28 Jul 1989 AL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m 0h 18m 51s
28 Oct 1989 WL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel 397 Km (215 Nm)
26 Aug 1991 WL1T Distance in a closed circuit 1071.17 Km (579 Nm)
Top 10 longest standing UK records.
Years Date Class / category Performance
34 Aug 1983 AL1T Speed over a straight course 126.3 Km/h (69 Kt)
33 Mar 1984 WL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m 0h 22m 36s
33 Mar 1984 WL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m 0h 8m 7s
33 Mar 1984 WL1T Altitude 7684m (25206 Ft)
30 Sep 1987 AL1T Distance in a straight line 896.79 Km (485 Nm)
26 Aug 1991 WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km 124.5 Km/h (68 Kt)
26 Aug 1991 WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km 119.5 Km/h (65 Kt)
26 Aug 1991 WL1T Speed over a straight course 128 Km/h (70 Kt)
25 Sep 1992 WL1T Distance in a closed circuit 204.21 Km (111 Nm)
15 Apr 2002 AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km 186 Km/h (101 Kt)
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records

This list does not include claims pending ratification.