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Site last updated by RMH
1 Mar 2019, 13:53

<--   9 World microlight and paramotor records set in 1989   -->  
From 2006 onwards CIMA may award the Ann Welch Diploma to the pilot or crew of a microlight or paramotor who made the most meritorious flight which resulted in a microlight or paramotor World record claim ratified since the last CIMA plenary meeting. These records are at Ann Welch Diploma candidates
WL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 397 Km (215 Nm)
Date 22 Oct 1989
Pilot Yves Rousseau (FRA)
Aircraft Tecma - Colt Ascender
Location Le Davier, Etriché (France)
WL1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 213.6 Km (116 Nm)
Date 16 Jul 1989
Pilot Yves Rousseau (FRA)
Aircraft Tecma - Colt Ascender
Location Aérodrome d'Argentan (France)
WL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 6m 32s
Date 3 Jun 1989
Pilot Roland Coddens (BEL)
Aircraft Air Création Racer SX12
Engine 1 Arrow GT 500
Location Moorsele (Belgium)
WL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 123.43 Km/h (67 Kt)
Date 1 Aug 1989
Pilot Lionel Gruffaz (FRA)
Aircraft Pacific diffusion Must Gachon / Rotax 447
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Argentan (France)
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 112.88 Km/h (61 Kt)
Date 2 Aug 1989
Pilot Serge Zin (FRA)
Aircraft Must Stamp
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Aérodrome d'Argentan (France)
AL1T Altitude
Performance 9144m (29996 Ft)
Date 11 Mar 1989
Pilot Eric Scott Winton (AUS)
Aircraft Facet Opal
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Tyagarah Aerodrome, NSW (Australia)
AL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 6m 46s
Date 5 Mar 1989
Pilot Eric Scott Winton (AUS)
Aircraft Facet Opal
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Evans Head, NSW (Australia)
AL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 20m 25s
Date 9 Apr 1989
Pilot Eric Scott Winton (AUS)
Aircraft Facet Opal
Engine 1 Rotax 447
Location Evans Head, NSW (Australia)
AL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 18m 51s
Date 23 Jul 1989
Pilot Louis Y. Schmitz (BEL)
Aircraft Aviasud Engineering Albatros
Engine 1 Rotax 503
Location Fréjus La Palud (France)
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 19 Sep 2014.

This list does not include World record claims pending ratification.