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Site last updated by RMH
1 Aug 2019, 11:01

<--   5 World microlight and paramotor records set in 1997   -->  
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 Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 5m 40s
Date 2 Apr 1997
Pilot Roland Coddens (BEL)
Aircraft Air Création Racer
Engine 1 Arrow GP 1000
Location Baisy-Thy (Belgium)
WL1T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 14m 54s
Date 2 Apr 1997
Pilot Roland Coddens (BEL)
Aircraft Air Création Racer
Engine 1 Arrow GP 1000
Location Baisy-Thy (Belgium)
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 83 Km/h (45 Kt)
Date 23 Aug 1997
Pilot Ernst A. Graf (GER)
Aircraft Air Création Enduro XP-15
Engine 1 Rotax 582
Location Griesau (Germany)
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 70 Km (38 Nm)
Date 17 Oct 1997
Pilot José Manuel Sanchez Fernandez (ESP)
Aircraft Windtech Kena
Engine 1 PAP 1 100 Top 80
Location La Cañada, Cáceres (Spain) - Montehermoso, Cáceres (Spain)
PL1T Distance in a straight line
Performance 443 Km (240 Nm)
Date 28 Sep 1997
Pilot Pierre Allet (FRA)
Aircraft Trekking 38m2
Engine 1 JPX D320
Location Belvès (France) - Auray (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.