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Class Sub-Class Type of recordsort ascending Performance Date Claimant Status Region ID
Gliding D2-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 128,04 km/h 14 Dec 1991 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 421
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 137,32 km/h 27 Dec 1986 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 366
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 149,2 km/h 12 Jul 2007 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14732
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 166,00 km/h 06 Jan 2018 Pieter Nouwens (RSA) ratified - current record World 18371
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 143,46 km/h 10 Jan 1987 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 365
Gliding DO Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 166,00 km/h 06 Jan 2018 Pieter Nouwens (RSA) ratified - current record African 18372
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 133,24 km/h 09 Dec 1980 Hans Werner Grosse (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 330
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 127,17 km/h 21 Dec 1992 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4468
Gliding D1-M Speed over a triangular course of 1 250 km 132,73 km/h 03 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 19193
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 40 h 38 min Toni Kahlbacher (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4466
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 23 h 41 min Toni Kahlbacher (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4465
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 19 h 08 min N. Makaroff (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4463
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 57 h 10 min Bertrand Dauvin (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4459
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 21 h 34 min William A. Cocke, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4458
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 53 h 04 min Albert Carraz (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4461
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 56 h 11 min Claude Fronteau (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4460
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 13 h 59 min Ernst Jachtmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4462
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 55 h 52 min 12 sec Ernst Jachtmann (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4455
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 45 h 28 min 51 sec Erich Vergens (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4456
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 50 h 26 min August Boedecker (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4467
Gliding D1 Duration without landing returning to the start point 38 h 21 min 24 sec Eric Nessler (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4457
Gliding D1 Speed over a closed circuit without landing upper than one km 54,55 km/h Ferdinand Schulz (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4436
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 8 782 m 10 Jun 1993 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 131
Gliding D1-M Absolute altitude 8 280 m 04 May 1977 Helmut Lehmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 3297
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 9 519 m Anne Burns (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 10140
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 4 325 m Heinrich Dittmar (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13587
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 917 m 03 Sep 2017 Team/Crew ratified - superseded since approved South-American 18249
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 18 503 m 26 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved South-American 18680
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 8 782 m 10 Jun 1993 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 132
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 11 675,4 m Robert F. Symons (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10055
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 8 084 m Lidia Pazio (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10138
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 19 449 m 28 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 18698
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 15 460 m 29 Aug 2006 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14043
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 7 042 m Marcelle Choisnet-gohard (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 4367
Gliding D1-M Absolute altitude 10 408 m 27 May 1979 Günter Cichon (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 410
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 10 973 m Harland C. Ross (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10057
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 8 040 m 28 Apr 1986 Helmut Koehler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 426
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 7 748 m Vera Hudcova (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 10137
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 19 449 m 28 Aug 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - superseded since approved South-American 18699
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 8 334 m Yvonne Gaudry (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4398
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 6 263 m Juez Gomez (ESP) ratified - superseded since approved World 3299
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 6 687 m Walter Drechsel (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13588
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 2 276 m Werner Spilger (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13608
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 22 657 m 02 Sep 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record World 18704
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 545 m Descamps (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13623
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 14 938 m 17 Feb 1986 Robert R. Harris (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5011
Gliding D2-M Absolute altitude 6 408 m 26 Sep 1982 Max-Ludwig Niebler (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10237
Gliding DO Absolute altitude 22 657 m 02 Sep 2018 James M. Payne (USA) ratified - current record South-American 18705
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 3 304 m Erwin Ziller (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13609
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 10 809 m 05 Mar 1975 Mary L. Nutt (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 378

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