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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 (Solo 3 Axis, electric)

Paramotors
PF1Tm (Solo, male)
PF1Tf (Solo, female)
PF1E (Solo, electric)
PF2T (2 Seat)
PF2E (2 Seat, electric)

Paratrikes
PL1T (Wheels, Solo)
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PL2T (Wheels, 2 seat)
PL2E (Wheels, 2 seat, electric)

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WF1T (Solo)
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Site last updated by RMH
11 Aug 2014, 08:19

<--   15 World microlight and paramotor records set in 2008   -->  
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
WL2T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 1010.9 Km (546 Nm)
Date 2 Aug 2008
Pilot Pal Matuska (HUN)
Co-pilot Krisztina SZÀK
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
WL2T Altitude
Performance 7395m (24258 Ft)
Date 19 Jan 2008
Pilot Mark Jackson (GBR)
Co-pilot Eve JACKSON
Aircraft P & M Quik GT 450
Engine Rotax 914
Location Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
More info www.flymicro.com
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 7m 20s
Date 14 Sep 2008
Pilot Jan Bèm (CZE)
Co-pilot Olga ZALUSKÁ
Aircraft Cosmos-Bidulm Chronos 14
Engine 1 Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
WL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 25m 45s
Date 19 Jan 2008
Pilot Mark Jackson (GBR)
Co-pilot Eve JACKSON
Aircraft P & M Quik GT 450
Engine Rotax 914
Location Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
More info www.flymicro.com
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km
Performance 112.3 Km/h (61 Kt)
Date 2 Aug 2008
Pilot Pal Matuska (HUN)
Co-pilot Krisztina SZÀK
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km
Performance 109.5 Km/h (60 Kt)
Date 2 Aug 2008
Pilot Pal Matuska (HUN)
Co-pilot Krisztina SZÀK
Aircraft Air Création IXESS
Engine Rotax 618
Location Békéscsaba (Hungary)
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 242.5 Km (131 Nm)
Date 12 Jul 2008
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Pawnee
Engine PAP Top 80 1400
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 102.1 Km (56 Nm)
Date 27 Jan 2008
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Pawnee
Engine PAP Top 80 1400
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
PF1Tm Altitude
Performance 6721m (22047 Ft)
Date 2 Sep 2008
Pilot Ramón Morillas Salmeron (ESP)
Aircraft Advance Omega 7
Engine PAP VR 200
Location Granada (Spain)
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 1h 12m 32s
Date 2 Sep 2008
Pilot Ramón Morillas Salmeron (ESP)
Aircraft Advance Omega 7
Engine PAP VR 200
Location Granada (Spain)
PF2T Distance in a straight line
Performance 379.8 Km (206 Nm)
Date 5 Jul 2008
Pilot Miguel Esteves (BRA)
Aircraft Sol Paragliders Kangaroo
Engine JPX M25Y Black Devil
Location Cassino, RS (Brazil) - Capão Canoa, RS (Brazil)
PL1T Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 100.78 Km (55 Nm)
Date 4 Oct 2008
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Dakota Sport XS
Engine PAP F200
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
PL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 62.65 Km/h (34 Kt)
Date 11 Oct 2008
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Dakota Sport XS
Engine PAP F200
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
PL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 64.41 Km/h (35 Kt)
Date 4 Oct 2008
Pilot David Rotureau (FRA)
Aircraft ITV Dakota Sport XS
Engine PAP F200
Location Saint Georges de Montaigu (France)
PL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 79.6 Km/h (43 Kt)
Date 18 Sep 2008
Pilot Thomas Keller (GER)
Co-pilot Markus MÜLLER
Aircraft Fresh Breeze Xwing
Engine Fresh Breeze Xcitor
Location Bissendorf (Germany)
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 24 May 2013.

This list does not include World records pending ratification.