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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performancesort descending Date Claimant Status Region ID
Gliding D15 Straight Distance to a Goal 1 401,4 km 20 Dec 2012 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 16721
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 2 000m, group of 7 1.33 m 26 Jul 1962 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12718
Rotorcraft E-1d Distance over a closed circuit without landing 1 055,16 km 13 Jun 1962 Richard H. Coan (USA) ratified - current record World 1258
Ballooning AM-07 Altitude 1 299,5 m 13 Sep 1983 Max D. Steuer (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10472
Experimental / New Technologies CS Free Distance along a course 1 116 km 25 May 2012 André Borschberg (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 16560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 Time to climb to a height of 9 000 m 1 min 04,758 sec 18 Feb 1962 Walter F. Daniel (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8599
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and Spacemodelling F1N Duration (ceiling over 30m): 118-d 1 min 49 sec 19 Mar 2011 Mitsuru Ishii (JPN) ratified - superseded since approved World 16179
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 1 256,20 km 14 Dec 1991 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 422
Gliding D1 Gain of height 1 0483 m 16 Dec 1960 Sholto Hamilton Georgeson (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5397
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km with 15 000 kg payload 1 015,866 km/h 01 Aug 1959 Valentine Kovaliev (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 9081
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a recognised course 1 668,37 km/h 14 Nov 1999 Geoffrey Mussett (GBR) ratified - current record World 6321
Space records P-2 Distance travelled 1 508 202 km 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9247
Powered Aeroplanes C-1r Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 1 000 kg payload 1 195,70 km/h 22 May 1990 Nail Sattarov (URS) ratified - current record World 3892
Rotorcraft E-1 Distance without landing 1 958,80 km 17 Sep 1952 Elton J. Smith (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 976
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 258,55 km/h 16 Mar 1990 John Hutchinson (GBR) ratified - current record World 5612
Ballooning AM-07 Duration 1 h 38 min 04 Nov 1998 Dr Janet Folkes (GBR) ratified - current record World 5999
Powered Aeroplanes C-1r Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km with 10 000 kg payload 1 731,40 km/h 31 Oct 1989 Lev Vasilyevich Kozlov (URS) ratified - current record World 3875
Rotorcraft E-1e Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 1 min 58 sec 29 Apr 1975 Manuchehr Khosrowdad (IRN) ratified - current record World 1850
Ballooning AM-03 Duration 1 h 17 min 33 sec 22 May 1998 Dr Janet Folkes (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 5405
Gliding D2 Gain of height 1 634 m 10 Jul 1939 Lioudmila Velikosseltzeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4320
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Speed over a recognised course 1 000,77 km/h 27 Feb 2020 Henry Ross Perot Jr. (USA) ratified - current record World 19249
Powered Aeroplanes C-1e Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 1 min 02 sec 03 Dec 1988 Douglas G. Matthews (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2648
Rotorcraft E-1 Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 1 min 22,2 sec 12 Apr 1972 John C. Henderson (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 9942
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km without payload 1 574 km/h 21 Aug 2005 Anatoly Kvochur (RUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 11873
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Speed around the world, Eastbound 1 026,25 km/h 28 Feb 1988 Allen E. Paulson (USA) ratified - current record World 15845
Powered Aeroplanes C-1h Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km without payload 1 060 km/h 10 Mar 2005 Alexander Bochkarev (BLR) ratified - current record World 10929
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 012,51 km/h 15 Feb 2022 Gregory E. Madonna (USA) ratified - current record World 19632
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 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 - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4189
Ballooning AX-06 Duration 1 h 1 min 24 Nov 1969 Raymond A. Munro (CAN) ratified - superseded since approved World 10719
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-1j Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km without payload 1 014,64 km/h 09 Sep 1995 Wesley E. Behel Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2860
Powered Aeroplanes C.bis 2nd category Distance around a closed circuit 1 184,26 km 26 Jun 1931 Jean De Viscaya (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5235
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
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 1 min 54 sec 21 May 1995 Edward D. Mendenhall (USA) ratified - current record World 2687
Gliding D2-M Out-and-return distance 1 220,44 km 06 Jan 1995 Walter Eisele (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 2342
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.bis Distance over a closed circuit without landing with 2 000 kg payload 1 525,19 km 08 Jul 1927 B.J. Connell (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 11040
Powered Aeroplanes C.bis Distance over a closed circuit without landing with 500 kg payload 1 702.08 km 29 Mar 1927 Fritz Loose (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 11030
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 Altitude with 3 000 kg payload 1 629 m 27 Oct 1923 Harold R. Harris (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 8227
Ballooning AA-03 Distance 1 971,81 km 05 Jan 2002 Troy Bradley (USA) ratified - current record World 7185
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 2 000m 1,84 m 14 Oct 1964 Heinz Schaal (DDR) ratified - superseded since approved World 13584
Powered Aeroplanes C Duration with 1 500 kg payload 1 h 20 min 04 May 1920 G. T. R. Hill (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 8165
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, delayed opening, 1 500m, group of 3 1,33 m 13 Aug 1964 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 11163

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