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WL1T (Solo Weightshift)
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30 Apr 2021, 18:06

<--   8 World microlight and paramotor records set in 2019   -->  
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 783.9 Km (424 Nm)
Date 14 Sep 2019
Pilot Colin Fargher (FRA)
Co-pilot Louis Fargher
Aircraft Air Création Skypper Nuvix
Engine Loravia Loravia 75
Location Vesoul (France) - Querlarn, Plobannalec-Lesconil (France)
AL1T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 4m 57s
Date 1 Nov 2019
Pilot Jan Kriz (CZE)
Aircraft AirLony Skylane 914
Engine Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
AL2T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel
Performance 230 Km (125 Nm)
Date 17 Oct 2019
Pilot Tymofii Iakovliev (UKR)
Co-pilot Taras Sotnychenko
Aircraft Aeroprakt Ltd Aeroprakt-40
Engine Rotax 912
Location Voroniv (Ukraine)
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 330.45 Km/h (179 Kt)
Date 15 Dec 2019
Pilot Alberto Rodolfo Porto (ITA)
Co-pilot Elisa Tomasi
Aircraft SEA Risen
Engine Rotax 914
Location Marzaglia, Modena (Italy)
AL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 283.62 Km/h (154 Kt)
Date 15 Dec 2019
Pilot Alberto Rodolfo Porto (ITA)
Co-pilot Elisa Tomasi
Aircraft Porto Aviation Group Siren
Engine Rotax 912
Location Marzaglia, Modena (Italy)
PL1T Distance in a closed circuit without landing
Performance 249.9 Km (135 Nm)
Date 28 Dec 2019
Pilot Martin Carpio Garcia (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Kougar 3
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Ciempozuelos, Madrid (Spain)
PL1T Altitude
Performance 6377m (20919 Ft)
Date 3 Aug 2019
Pilot Aleksander Hirsztritt (POL)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron Cabrio 34
Engine Nirvana Instinct High-Line 230
Location Makosieje (Poland)
PF1Tf Distance in a closed circuit without landing
Performance 309.93 Km (168 Nm)
Date 23 Mar 2019
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Qubik
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Cervera - Caspe - Barbastro - Cervera (Spain)
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 21 Nov 2020.

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