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WL1T (Solo Weightshift)
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AL1T (Solo 3 Axis)
AL1E (Solo 3 Axis, electric)
AL2T (2 seat, 3 Axis)
AL2E (2 seat 3 Axis, electric)

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

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

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WF2T (2 Seat)
WF2E (2 Seat, electric)

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

<--   11 World microlight and paramotor records set in 2013   -->  
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
Performance 705.16 Km (381 Nm)
Date 6 Sep 2013
Pilot Olena Ostahova (UKR)
Co-pilot Oleksandr Kuznetsov
Aircraft Aeros Aeros 2
Engine Rotax 912
Location Byshev - Koktebel (Ukraine)
WL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 171 Km/h (93 Kt)
Date 21 Jun 2013
Pilot Gordon Douglas (GBR)
Co-pilot Evie Douglas
Aircraft P & M Aviation QuikR
Engine Rotax 912
Location East Fortune (United Kingdom)
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 170 Km/h (92 Kt)
Date 21 Jun 2013
Pilot Gordon Douglas (GBR)
Co-pilot Evie Douglas
Aircraft P & M Aviation QuikR
Engine Rotax 912
Location East Fortune (United Kingdom)
AL2T Distance in a straight line without engine power
Performance 124.8 Km (68 Nm)
Date 2 Jul 2013
Pilot Erik Palicz (HUN)
Co-pilot Csaba VĂ radi
Aircraft Distar Air / Urban Air UFM 13
Engine Rotax 912
Location Debrecen (Hungary)
PF1Tm Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel
Performance 170.5 Km (93 Nm)
Date 10 Feb 2013
Pilot Chris Atkinson (AUS)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Bailey V 5
Location Helidon (Australia)
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 22m 10s
Date 6 Jun 2013
Pilot Jason Whitehead (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Artik 3
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Sant Pere Pescador (Spain)
PF1Tm Japanese Slalom
Performance 49.83 sec
Date 18 Nov 2013
Pilot Alexandre Mateos (FRA)
Aircraft Ozone Slalom 19
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Phuket (Thailand)
PF1Tm Clover Leaf Slalom
Performance 33.18 sec
Date 15 Nov 2013
Pilot Alexandre Mateos (FRA)
Aircraft Ozone Slalom 19
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Phuket (Thailand)
PF2T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 123 Km (67 Nm)
Date 6 Oct 2013
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Co-pilot Mich Stevenson
Aircraft Ozone Mag Max
Engine Bailey VS
Location Hambrook, West Sussex (United Kingdom) - Camber Sands (United Kingdom)
PF1Tf Altitude
Performance 6250m (20502 Ft)
Date 8 Oct 2013
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Artik 3
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Castejon de Sos (Spain)
PF1Tf Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 22m 5s
Date 6 Jun 2013
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Artik 3
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Sant Pere Pescador (Spain)
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