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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.10 metre disc 0,51 m at the 44th round 26 Feb 1978 Cheryl Stearns (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 11080
Gliding D13.5 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 522,14 km 12 Jul 2018 Ghislaine Facon (FRA) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 18647
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 827,12 km/h 26 Sep 1999 William W. Critcher (USA) ratified - current record World 6268
Powered Aeroplanes C-1e Speed over a recognised course 583,1 km/h 08 May 2009 James Frost (USA) ratified - current record World 15395
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 1 000m 5,57 m 03 Oct 1956 Julia Ilieva (BUL) ratified - superseded since approved World 11454
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Altitude with 155 000 kg payload 12 340 m 22 Mar 1989 Alexandre Galunenko (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8979
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed around the world, Eastbound 142,44 km/h 09 Nov 1977 Harold N. Benham (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 16337
Experimental / New Technologies U-1 True altitude 21 562 m 23 Jul 2010 QinetiQ HALE team (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 18683
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Altitude with 5 000 kg payload 15 063 m 03 Aug 1999 Vyacheslav Petrucha (RUS) ratified - current record World 6234
Airship BX-03 Distance 99,136 km 03 Feb 2009 Leonid Tiuhtyaev (RUS) ratified - current record World 15242
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km without payload 1 118,7 km/h 15 Oct 1955 Gordon Larimore Gray (jr) (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8859
Powered Aeroplanes C-1v Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 140 000 kg payload 813,09 km/h 22 Mar 1989 Alexandre Galunenko (URS) ratified - current record World 9016
Powered Aeroplanes C-1i Distance 5 840,83 km 09 Oct 1977 Hervé Leprince-Ringuet (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2240
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a recognised course 347,71 km/h 10 Jun 1999 Alan M. Marcum (USA) ratified - current record World 6166
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a recognised course 220,7 km/h 17 Oct 2008 Michael Lamar (USA) ratified - current record World 15185
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Distance 2 331,22 km 01 Mar 1955 Elisabeth Boselli (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12382
Powered Aeroplanes C-1v Altitude with 120 000 kg payload 12 340 m 22 Mar 1989 Alexandre Galunenko (URS) ratified - current record World 9049
Gliding D2 Out-and-return distance 574,34 km 20 May 1977 Adela Dankowska (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 10157
Parachuting G-1 4-way - Longest sequence 62 formations 09 Oct 2018 4-way team (BEL) ratified - current record World 18738
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 800,05 km/h 17 May 1999 Steven P. Johnson (USA) ratified - current record World 6085
Rotorcraft E-Absolute Speed around the world 136,7 km/h 18 Aug 2008 Edward Kasprowicz (USA) ratified - current record World 15171
Rotorcraft E-1a Altitude without payload 4 789 m 29 Dec 1953 Jean Dabos (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 705
Powered Aeroplanes N Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 3 min 08 sec 14 Dec 1988 Robert F. Olszewski (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1560
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a Distance over a closed course 3 641,70 km 06 Aug 1976 Leeon D. Davis (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 961
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 160,07 km/h 15 Nov 2018 Katrin Senne (GER) ratified - current record World 18787
Powered Aeroplanes N Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km with 5 000 kg payload 598,04 km/h 14 May 1999 Arlen D. Rens (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 6222
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 750 km 131,39 km/h 05 Jan 1997 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3960
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 123,5 km/h 23 Jul 2008 Steve Wood (GBR) ratified - current record World 15090
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Altitude 14 377 m 24 May 1953 Jacqueline Cochran (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12858
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.05 metre disc (group of 8) 0,09 m at the 5th round 27 Oct 1988 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12895
Powered Aeroplanes C-1g Speed around the world, Eastbound 644,1 km/h 19 May 1976 Arnold Palmer (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15488
Powered Aeroplanes C-1n Altitude with 20 000 kg payload 11 143 m 20 Apr 1999 Lyle H. Schaefer (USA) ratified - current record World 6038
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 532,85 km 15 Dec 1996 Angelika Machinek (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3906
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 370,3 km/h 28 Apr 2008 Robert A. James (USA) ratified - current record World 15058
Powered Aeroplanes C-2b-08 Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km without payload 175,55 km/h 25 Aug 1952 Harold E. Mistele (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2274
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over a triangular course of 50 km 34,73 km/h 09 Aug 1988 Bruce Goldsmith (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 2291
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.10 metre disc (group of 6) 0.04 at the 4th round 11 Feb 1976 Us Team (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12581
Powered Aeroplanes C-1m Speed over a recognised course 901,71 km/h 06 Mar 2019 Timothy McLelland (USA) ratified - current record World 18863
Ballooning A-Absolute Duration 477 h 47 min 21 Mar 1999 Bertrand Piccard (SUI) ratified - current record World 5961
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a recognised course 210,35 km/h 08 Nov 1996 Gheorghe Militaru (ROU) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3754
Powered Aeroplanes C-1h Speed over a recognised course 693,7 km/h 26 Feb 2008 Eric L. Henman (USA) ratified - current record World 14961
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km without payload 251,823 km/h 11 Oct 1951 Nicolaï Kouznetsov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 8028
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 852,48 km/h 04 Jul 1988 Keith J. Mackey (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 7680
Rotorcraft E-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km without payload 332,65 km/h 13 Aug 1975 Galina Rastorgoueva (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 2144
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 933,23 km/h 19 Jan 1999 Paul L. Morell (USA) ratified - current record World 5909
Parachuting G-1 Accuracy Landing with 0.03 metre disc 6 consecutive landings on dead center 22 Sep 1996 Paolo Filippini (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 3676
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 231,7 km/h 28 Dec 2007 Steve Wood (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 14916
Gliding D1 Gain of height 9 174.5 m 30 Dec 1950 William S. Ivans, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9980
Gliding D1-M Absolute altitude 10 245 m 12 Jun 1988 Ingrid Köhler (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 413
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km without payload 477,15 km/h 22 Jul 1975 John P. Harris (USA) ratified - current record World 1605

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