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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performancesort descending Date Claimant Status Region ID
Powered Aeroplanes C-1i Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km without payload 1 273,96 km/h 09 Sep 1995 Richard A. Vandam (USA) ratified - current record World 2857
Rotorcraft E former G Altitude with 100 kg payload 1 m 14 Sep 1924 Etienne Oehmichen (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13091
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a/0 Distance 1 249,52 km 09 Apr 1987 Norman E. Howell (USA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 8457
Ballooning A-3rd Distance 1 238 km 26 Sep 1932 Georges Ravaine (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10637
Rotorcraft E-1c Distance without landing 1 439.94 km 14 Sep 2004 Claude Meunier (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9793
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 023,49 km/h 06 Jan 2004 Martin K. Kemp (USA) ratified - current record World 8334
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 1 500m, group of 9 1,49 m 11 Sep 1967 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13553
Powered Aeroplanes C-2b-08 Distance 1 589,88 km 15 Aug 1994 Dan E. Pariseau (USA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 1864
Powered Aeroplanes C-1p Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km with 2 000 kg payload 1 036,71 km/h 26 Oct 2003 Troy Asher (USA) ratified - current record World 9238
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 028,92 km/h 27 Feb 1994 Philip C. Ecklund (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1208
Powered Aeroplanes C-1e Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 1 min 48 sec 16 Apr 1985 Charles "Chuck" Yeager (USA) ratified - current record World 3383
Gliding DO Free out-and-return distance 1 715,5 km 20 Dec 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7588
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 1 min 59,5 sec 17 Apr 2015 Elliot D. Seguin (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 17493
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 036,19 km/h 07 Nov 2002 Gregory S. Sheldon (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7551
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling S-9 Gyrocopter Duration Gyrocopter Duration 134 1 min 5 sec 29 Sep 2002 Andrija Ducak (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7529
Experimental / New Technologies CS Straight Distance - Free flight 1 468 km 10 Mar 2015 Bertrand Piccard (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 17430
Gliding DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 349,4 km 18 Dec 2014 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved African 17396
Parachuting G-2 Maximum Vertical Speed with drogue 1 320 km/h 24 Oct 2014 Alan Eustace (USA) ratified - current record World 17340
Powered Aeroplanes C-1i Greatest payload carried to a height of 15 000 m 1 015 kg 20 May 1993 Victor G. Pugachev (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8703
Ballooning AA-03 Distance 1 971,81 km 05 Jan 2002 Troy Bradley (USA) ratified - current record World 7185
Powered Aeroplanes C Altitude 1 600 m 17 Mar 1914 Victor Garaix (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15449
Powered Aeroplanes C Duration 1 h 35 min 25 Jan 1912 Karl Grulich (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 15885
Gliding D15 Straight Distance to a Goal 1 401,4 km 20 Dec 2012 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 16721
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 024,8 km/h 08 Dec 1961 William Miller (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7690
Experimental / New Technologies CS Free Distance along a course 1 116 km 25 May 2012 André Borschberg (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 16560
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 244,85 km/h 21 Oct 1982 Pierre Debets (FRA) ratified - current record World 7737
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling F1N Duration (ceiling over 30m): 118-d 1 min 49 sec 19 Mar 2011 Mitsuru Ishii (JPN) ratified - superseded since approved World 16179
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 1 000 kg payload 1 708,82 km/h 12 Jan 1961 Henry J. Deutschendorf (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4551
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 104,66 km/h 06 Apr 2000 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6510
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 600m, group of 5 1.14 m 22 Jan 1960 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12597
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 392,51 km/h 20 Mar 1982 Jean-Paul Le Moel (FRA) ratified - current record World 1270
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling F1N Duration (ceiling 15m - 30m): 118-c 1 min 32,2 sec 01 Oct 2009 Mitsuru Ishii (JPN) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 15619
Airship BX-05 Duration 1 h 12 min 26 Aug 1981 Donald Cameron (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 499
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 763,00 km/h 01 Apr 1981 Pierre Chanoine (FRA) ratified - current record World 1334
Powered Aeroplanes C-1s Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km without payload 1 726,90 km/h 15 May 1990 Lev Vasilyevich Kozlov (URS) ratified - current record World 4022
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 644,02 km/h 14 Mar 1990 Peter Horton (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 5620
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a recognised course 1 506,27 km/h 27 Jan 1999 Michel Rio (FRA) ratified - current record World 6331
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.10 metre disc (group of 10) 0.76 m at the 3rd round 06 Oct 1974 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12693
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 090,32 km/h 14 Apr 1989 R.J.L. Boas (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7439
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 277,43 km 21 Dec 1992 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 19288
Rotorcraft E-3 Distance without landing 1 082,91 km 14 Feb 2006 Andrew C. Keech (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13116
Rotorcraft E former G Duration 1 h 20 min 49 sec 25 Jun 1937 Ewald Rohlfs (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13067
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Time to climb to a height of 15 000 m 1 min 10 sec 23 Mar 1988 Nikolai Sadovnikov (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6739
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a recognised course 1 920,07 km/h 07 Feb 1996 L. G. Scott (GBR) ratified - current record World 3110
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a closed circuit of 5 000 km with 2 000 kg payload 1 054,21 km/h 17 Sep 1987 H. Brent Hedgpeth (USA) ratified - current record World 4198
Powered Aeroplanes C-1i Time to climb to a height of 6 000 m 1 min 7 sec 04 Mar 2005 Viacheslav Brovchenko (BLR) ratified - current record World 10886
Ballooning AX-08 Duration 1 h 1 min 24 Nov 1969 Raymond A. Munro (CAN) ratified - superseded since approved World 10737
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 1 500m, group of 3 0.58 m 09 Oct 1969 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 11225
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 2 000m, group of 9 1,21 m 20 Jan 1968 Us Team (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 13572
Gliding DO Triangle Distance 1 502.55 km 13 Dec 2003 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8248

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