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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performancesort ascending Date Claimant Status Region ID
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 50,281 km/h 28 Jun 1955 Paul Lepanse (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10030
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 45 h 28 min 51 sec 19 Nov 1942 Erich Vergens (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4456
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 200 km 45,06 km/h 14 Jul 1955 Adam Brzoza (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5469
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 44,86 km/h 12 Aug 1949 William G. Briegleb (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5459
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 43,98 km/h 11 Jun 2000 Vladimir Bessarabov (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6588
Gliding D1 Duration 40 h 51 min 16 Mar 1949 Guy Marchand (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4450
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 40 h 38 min 08 Sep 1938 Toni Kahlbacher (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4466
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 39,40 km/h 22 Sep 1995 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5516
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 39,71 km/h 17 Aug 1955 Gabriel Margerit (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1193
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 38 h 21 min 24 sec 18 Jun 1942 Eric Nessler (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4457
Gliding D2 Duration 38 h 41 min 12 Jan 1954 Jacqueline Mathe (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12417
Gliding D1 Duration 36 h 35 min 30 sec 03 Aug 1933 Kurt Schmidt (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4451
Gliding D1 Duration 35 h 3 min 19 Nov 1948 Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 11677
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 30,97 km/h 12 Jun 2000 Tamara Sviridova (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6589
Gliding D1 Duration 28 h 2 min 20 Oct 1948 Marcelle Choisnet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 11676
Gliding D1 Duration 28 h 41 min 22 Nov 1951 Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12416
Gliding D1 Duration 24 h 14 min 14 May 1937 Wanda Modlibowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 11675
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 23 h 41 min 05 Sep 1938 Toni Kahlbacher (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4465
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 22 657 m 02 Sep 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 18704
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 22 657 m 02 Sep 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record South-American 18705
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 21 h 34 min 17 Dec 1931 William A. Cocke, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4458
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 19 449 m 28 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18698
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 19 h 08 min 09 Apr 1938 N. Makaroff (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4463
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 19 449 m 28 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved South-American 18699
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 18 503 m 26 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18679
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 18 503 m 26 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved South-American 18680
Gliding D2 Duration 16 h 3 min 43 sec 25 Mar 1947 Mrs Melk (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12418
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 917 m 03 Sep 2017 Team/Crew ratified - superseded since approved World 18248
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 917 m 03 Sep 2017 Team/Crew ratified - superseded since approved South-American 18249
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 460 m 29 Aug 2006 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14043
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 14 102 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5428
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 14 938 m 17 Feb 1986 Robert R. Harris (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 339
Gliding D1 Duration 14 h 07 min 03 May 1927 Ferdinand Schulz (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4432
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 14 938 m 17 Feb 1986 Robert R. Harris (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5011
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 13 489 m 19 Mar 1952 Laurence E. Edgar (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 362
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 13 h 59 min 26 Nov 1937 Ernst Jachtmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4462
Gliding DO Gain of height 12 894 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - current record World 5010
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 12 832 m 30 Dec 1950 William S. Ivans, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9979
Gliding D2 Duration 12 h 30 min 16 May 1939 E. Zelenkova (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 11679
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 12 637 m 14 Feb 1979 Sabrina P. Jackintell (USA) ratified - current record World 348
Gliding DO Gain of height 12 731 m 03 Sep 2017 Team/Crew ratified - current record South-American 18250
Gliding D2 Duration 12 h 53 min 6 sec 13 Jun 1946 Madeleine Renaud (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12419
Gliding D1 Gain of height 12 894 m 25 Feb 1961 Paul F. Bikle (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 338
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 11 675,4 m 05 Mar 1951 Robert F. Symons (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10055
Gliding D2 Gain of height 11 680 m 05 Nov 1966 Stanislaw Jozefczak (POL) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 364
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 10 809 m 05 Mar 1975 Mary L. Nutt (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 378
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 10 211 m 01 Jan 1949 John Robinson (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9981
Gliding D1-M Absolute altitude 10 245 m 12 Jun 1988 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 413
Gliding D2 Gain of height 10 493 m 19 Mar 1952 Laurence E. Edgar (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 363
Gliding D1 Straight distance 10,5 km 18 Dec 1926 Ettore Cattaneo (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13718

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