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<--   7 World microlight and paramotor records set in 2001   -->  
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 Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 116 Km/h (63 Kt)
Date 29 Sep 2001
Pilot Bela Dull (HUN)
Aircraft Air Création SX 12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Dunaujvaros - Nyirgelse - Dunaujvaros (Hungary)
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 9m 19s
Date 13 Oct 2001
Pilot Gabor Guti (HUN)
Co-pilot Mihaly HUSZAR
Aircraft Apollo C15 RGT
Engine 1 Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 42m 13s
Date 15 Nov 2001
Pilot Gabor Guti (HUN)
Co-pilot Olga LAZAR
Aircraft Apollo C15 RGT
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 153.65 Km (83 Nm)
Date 3 Jul 2001
Pilot Etsushi Matsuo (JPN)
Aircraft UP Summit & Air Walker 120cc
Location Sanlucar de Barrameda - La Paz (Spain)
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit without landing
Performance 231.6 Km (126 Nm)
Date 25 Aug 2001
Pilot Frédéric Jacques (MON)
Aircraft OL and Korsair 28
Location Saint-André les Alpes - La Mure (France) and return
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 37.14 Km/h (21 Kt)
Date 13 Oct 2001
Pilot Jean-Luc Thuin (FRA)
Aircraft PAP
Location Soissons (France)
PL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 50.85 Km/h (28 Kt)
Date 9 Jun 2001
Pilot Vojko Prah (SLO)
Co-pilot Anton KOS-TONCEK
Aircraft V. Prah & team Pipistrel PLUS & Big Bertha
Location Murska Sobota (Slovenia)
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.