Home
Latest news
How to do records
About maps
Record claim form
Official Observers
Official Observers guide
Observer application form
Policy on sporting licences
Sporting licence application form
Make sporting licence donation
Equipment hire
BMAA home page

Calculate & convert
FAI distance calculator
FAI min speed calculator
Wind chill calculator
GPS file format converter
Championship records elapsed time normalization calculator

FAI
Microlight & paramotor World Records
World record claims pending ratification
The rules (Section 10)
The rules (General section)
FAI Licences
Colibri badges
FAI Licence application form

UK RECORDS
UK record claims pending ratification

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)
PL1E (Wheels, Solo, electric)
PL2T (Wheels, 2 seat)
PL2E (Wheels, 2 seat, electric)

Powered Hang gliders
WF1T (Solo)
WF1E (Solo, electric)
WF2T (2 Seat)
WF2E (2 Seat, electric)

Microlight Autogyros
GL1 (Solo)
GL2 (2 Seat)

Seaplanes
WS1 (Solo Weightshift)
WS2 (2 seat Weightshift)
AS1 (Solo 3 Axis)
AS2 (2 seat, 3 Axis)

Amphibians
WM1 (Solo Weightshift)
WM2 (2 seat Weightshift)
AM1 (Solo 3 Axis)
AM2 (2 seat, 3 Axis)

Other stuff
Absolute records
Record statistics
Ann Welch Diploma
Remarkable feats
 
Grey links indicate no
UK records set in class

Site last updated by RMH
20 May 2018, 18:08

<--   25 World microlight and paramotor records set in 2012   -->  
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 straight line without engine power
Performance 48.4 Km (27 Nm)
Date 25 Sep 2012
Pilot William Olive (AUS)
Co-pilot Brett Paull
Aircraft _unknown aircraft
Engine Rotax 582
Location Burketown, QLD (Australia)
AL2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 5m 22s
Date 15 Oct 2012
Pilot Jan Bém (CZE)
Co-pilot Jana Lorencová Tucanová
Aircraft AirLony Skylane 914
Engine Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 285.78 Km/h (155 Kt)
Date 15 Sep 2012
Pilot Gilles Michel (FRA)
Co-pilot Lisa Cador
Aircraft Shark
Engine Rotax 912
Location Coulommiers (France)
PF1Tm Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 353.69 Km (191 Nm)
Date 10 Nov 2012
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Boonah, QLD - Yuleba, QLD (Australia)
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 137.5 Km (75 Nm)
Date 25 Feb 2012
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Aircraft Ozone Speedster
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Guildford (United Kingdom)
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 149.65 Km (81 Nm)
Date 6 Mar 2012
Pilot Michel Carnet (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 29
Engine Simonini 200
Location Petersfield (United Kingdom)
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 151.81 Km (82 Nm)
Date 10 Mar 2012
Pilot Matthew Fox (AUS)
Aircraft Ozone Speedster
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Helidon (Australia)
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 23m 5s
Date 31 Oct 2012
Pilot Ryan D. Shaw (USA)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Simonini Mini 2 EVO 230
Location Peoria, AZ (USA)
PF1Tm Speed over a straight course
Performance 80.55 Km/h (44 Kt)
Date 8 Apr 2012
Pilot Ryan D. Shaw (USA)
Aircraft Dudek Plasma
Engine Simonini Mini 2 EVO 230
Location Peoria, AZ (USA)
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 75.35 Km/h (41 Kt)
Date 31 Mar 2012
Pilot Ryan D. Shaw (USA)
Aircraft Dudek Plasma 26.5
Engine Simonini Mini 2 EVO 230
Location Peoria, AZ (USA)
PF1Tm Endurance with Limited Fuel
Performance 1h 2m 40s
Date 18 Jun 2012
Pilot Guangqiang Sheng (CHN)
Aircraft Paramania Fusion 20
Engine PER IL VOLO Miniplane Top 80
Location Haiyang (China)
PF1Tm Clover Leaf Slalom
Performance 36.31 sec
Date 29 Aug 2012
Pilot Alexandre Mateos (FRA)
Aircraft Ozone Viper 2-20
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Marugán (Spain)
PF2T Altitude
Performance 4605m (15106 Ft)
Date 7 Dec 2012
Pilot Ryan D. Shaw (USA)
Co-pilot Deanna Lucky
Aircraft Apco Play 42 MK
Engine Simonini Mini 2 EVO 230
Location Peoria, AZ (USA)
PF2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 56m 1s
Date 7 Dec 2012
Pilot Ryan D. Shaw (USA)
Co-pilot Deanna Lucky
Aircraft Apco Play 42 MK
Engine Simonini Mini 2 EVO 230
Location Peoria, AZ (USA)
PF2T Clover Leaf Slalom
Performance 82.34 sec
Date 29 Aug 2012
Pilot Ryszard Zygadlo (POL)
Co-pilot Patrycja Lejk
Aircraft Ozone Speedster 33
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Marugán (Spain)
PL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 135.1 Km (73 Nm)
Date 2 Jan 2012
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Beaudesert, QLD (Australia) - Oakey, QLD (Australia)
PL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 196 Km (106 Nm)
Date 22 Jan 2012
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Boonah - Macalister (Australia)
PL1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 132.06 Km (72 Nm)
Date 19 Feb 2012
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Helidon (Australia)
PL1T Clover Leaf Slalom
Performance 44.92 sec
Date 29 Aug 2012
Pilot Marcin Krakowiak (POL)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 31
Engine JPX M25Y Black Devil
Location Marugán (Spain)
WF1T Distance in a straight line
Performance 313.13 Km (170 Nm)
Date 17 Feb 2012
Pilot Parmjit Singh (IND)
Aircraft Aeros Discus 14
Engine Radne Motor AB Raket 120
Location Bikaner - Sanderav, Rajasthan (India)
AL1E Distance in a closed circuit
Performance 50.13 Km (28 Nm)
Date 27 Feb 2012
Pilot Jean Luc Soullier (BEL)
Aircraft Colomban MC 30 Luciole
Engine Electravia GMPE 102
Location Sisteron (France)
AL1E Altitude
Performance 2366m (7762 Ft)
Date 27 Feb 2012
Pilot Jean Luc Soullier (BEL)
Aircraft Colomban MC 30 Luciole
Engine Electravia GMPE 102
Location Sisteron (France)
AL1E Speed over a straight course
Performance 189.87 Km/h (103 Kt)
Date 29 Sep 2012
Pilot Jean Luc Soullier (BEL)
Aircraft Colomban MC 30 E
Engine Electravia GMPE 102
Location Koksijde (Belgium)
AL1E Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 136.4 Km/h (74 Kt)
Date 27 Feb 2012
Pilot Jean Luc Soullier (BEL)
Aircraft Colomban MC 30 Luciole
Engine Electravia GMPE 102
Location Sisteron (France)
PF1Tf Clover Leaf Slalom
Performance 43.7 sec
Date 29 Aug 2012
Pilot Emilia Plak (POL)
Aircraft Ozone Speedster 19
Engine PAP PA 125
Location Marugán (Spain)
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 records pending ratification.