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Class Sub-Class Type of recordsort descending Performance Date Claimant Status Region ID
Ballooning AM-14 Altitude 3 372,6 m 18 Aug 1984 Nick Saum (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10499
Ballooning AM-15 Altitude 5 603 m 16 Sep 1992 Richard Abruzzo (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 640
Airship BX-08 Altitude 6 614 m 13 Dec 2004 David Hempleman-Adams (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 11687
Ballooning A-08 Altitude 10 504 m 19 Jul 1961 Donald L. Piccard (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10715
Ballooning AM-14 Altitude 1 299,5 m 13 Sep 1983 Max D. Steuer (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10479
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a/0 Altitude 4 892 m 27 Jan 1982 Robert Calvert (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 9973
Powered Aeroplanes C-1t Altitude 11 366 m 03 Apr 2015 Jonathan M. Flowers (USA) ratified - current record World 17441
Ballooning AA-12 Altitude 6 176 m 30 Jul 1975 Renate Peter (FRG) ratified - current record World 1060
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a Altitude 3 175 m 30 Aug 2014 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 17308
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Altitude 15 850 m 03 May 1980 William J. Hodde (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2477
Powered Aeroplanes C 2nd category 1937-1949 Altitude 7 483 m 27 Dec 1937 Maurice Arnoux (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8404
Ballooning AX-05 Altitude 9 540 m 08 Dec 1979 Carol R. Davis (USA) ratified - current record World 183
Experimental / New Technologies U-Absolute Altitude 19 928 m 21 Mar 2001 Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical Center (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 7352
Powered Aeroplanes C 4th category 1929-1937 Altitude 5 468 m 24 Apr 1936 Benjamin King (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8358
Powered Aeroplanes C Altitude 13 404 m 16 Sep 1932 Cyril Frank Uwins (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 8224
Powered Aeroplanes C 4th category 1929-1937 Altitude 5 193 m 05 Sep 1929 Charles Fauvel (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8359
Powered Aeroplanes C 3rd category 1927-1931 Altitude 6 782 m 08 Jul 1927 Paul W. Baumer (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8410
Ballooning AM-11 Altitude 6 866 m 04 Nov 1998 Dr Janet Folkes (GBR) ratified - current record World 5976
Ballooning AM-07 Altitude 6 866 m 04 Nov 1998 Dr Janet Folkes (GBR) ratified - current record World 6014
Ballooning AM-01 Altitude 5 530 m 15 Jun 1994 Troy Bradley (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1595
Microlights and paramotors RPL1T Altitude 7 334 m 17 Sep 2021 Ramón Morillas Salmerón (ESP) ratified - current record World 19571
Space records P_Absolute Altitude 503,83 km 13 Apr 1984 Sts-13 Crew (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16919
Airship BA-03 Altitude 1 898 m 08 Nov 1992 Hokan Colting (CAN) ratified - current record World 1958
Powered Aeroplanes C-2k Altitude 11 500 m 04 Sep 2004 Ruben Esaian (RUS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 9740
Microlights and paramotors RPL1T Altitude 5 703 m 19 Jun 2017 Julien Barbier (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18180
Ballooning AX-09 Altitude 7 952 m 02 Jul 1977 Anneke H. Hogeland Sandel (NED) ratified - superseded since approved World 10779
Airship BA-10 Altitude 6 234 m 12 Jun 2003 Hokan Colting (CAN) ratified - current record World 8315
Ballooning AX-07 Altitude 7 267 m 19 Sep 1976 Susan D. Hazlett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10595
Powered Aeroplanes C 4th category 1937-1949 Altitude 7 788 m 13 Jun 1949 René Leduc (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8401
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Altitude 18 119 m 23 Mar 1948 John Cunningham (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 9844
Rotorcraft E former G Altitude 5 842 m 10 Feb 1947 E. M. Cassell (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2256
Powered Aeroplanes C-1i Altitude 13 716 m 24 Apr 1980 Jérôme Resal (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2238
Powered Aeroplanes C 3rd category 1937-1949 Altitude 5 603 m 09 Nov 1937 Jan Cervenka (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 8400
Ballooning AX-09 Altitude 16 154 m 01 Aug 1979 Chauncey M. Dunn (USA) ratified - current record World 243
Powered Aeroplanes C 4th category 1937-1949 Altitude 3 445 m 03 Sep 1937 Jean Lignel (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8253
Powered Aeroplanes C 3rd category 1927-1931 Altitude 6 951 m 02 Dec 1933 Giovanni Zappetta (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8232
Ballooning AM-12 Altitude 8 377 m 22 Sep 1996 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4373
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a Altitude 10 199 m 23 Jan 1996 Bruce Bohannon (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 3099
Powered Aeroplanes C Altitude 6 178 m 07 Dec 1928 Louise Mcphetridge (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12221
Ballooning AM-09 Altitude 4 072,13 m 03 Mar 1987 Jacques W. Soukup (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10517
Ballooning A-8th Altitude 8 690 m 09 Mar 1927 Hawthorne G. Gray (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10616
Ballooning AM-10 Altitude 7 923 m 08 Jun 1994 Steven Wayne Griffin (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 1983
Powered Aeroplanes C Altitude 8 616 m 06 Sep 1919 Rudolph W. Schroeder (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15464
Ballooning AA-09 Altitude 11 780 m 10 May 1964 Tracy L. Barnes (USA) ratified - current record World 1022
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a Altitude 6 700 m 07 Dec 1962 Adriano Mantelli (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14659
Ballooning AM-04 Altitude 3 372,6 m 18 Aug 1984 Nick Saum (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10489
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Altitude 19 780 m 03 Jul 1997 Ivan Pyshny (RUS) ratified - current record World 4667
Powered Aeroplanes C-1d Altitude 11 777 m 31 May 1961 Dominique Ferrigno (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1354
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Altitude 31 513 m 14 Dec 1959 Joe B. Jordan (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 10354
Powered Aeroplanes C-1m Altitude 14 120 m 27 Sep 1991 Nicolas A. Krupenko (URS) ratified - current record World 8539

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