News of Records

Bertrand Piccard’s New York - Seville Flight: Performance Notifications Received by FAI

The FAI has received the following performance notifications from the Solar Impulse team, following Bertrand Piccards’s flight from New York (JFK International Airport), USA, to Seville (International Airport), Spain, with the solar-powered aeroplane “Solar Impulse 2”. 

Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten years ago Thomas Mardna set a world record for aeromodelling that still stands today: a 111km out-and-return flight with a piston-motor seaplane, flying along the banks of Lake Maardu in Estonia.