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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort ascending ID
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 04 min 46 sec 12 Jul 1982 Marina Lavrentryvna Popovitch (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4833
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling F5 Open Speed: F203 278,0 km/h 24 Jun 2018 Robert Sixt (GER) ratified - current record World 18616
Rotorcraft E-3b Distance without landing 1 653,07 km 10 Nov 2015 Paul A Salmon (USA) ratified - current record World 17745
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km with 40 000 kg payload 857,657 km/h 07 Jul 1975 Alexandre Turumine (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8567
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a recognised course 39,30 km/h 18 Jul 1991 Jeremy N. White (USA) ratified - current record World 13323
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Speed over a recognised course 836,87 km/h 03 Oct 2003 Wilson A. Miles (USA) ratified - current record World 7913
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 69.60 km/h Siegbert Maurer (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 4342
Parachuting G-2 Lowest Single Round Score 5,60s 22 Jun 1982 Zhang Jianzhong (CHN) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1626
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Speed over a recognised course 854,78 km/h 21 Jul 2018 Scott S. Evans (USA) ratified - current record World 18652
Rotorcraft E-3a Speed over a recognised course 63,54 km/h 09 Oct 2015 John S. Craparo (USA) ratified - current record World 17713
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Time to climb to a height of 25 000 m 2 min 34.2s 17 May 1975 Alexandr Fedotov (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 9069
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 783,33 km/h 18 Jun 1991 Steve Sanford (USA) ratified - current record World 5597
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Time to climb to 9 000 m with 1 000 kg payload 2 min 22 sec 01 Aug 2003 Vladimir Gurkin (RUS) ratified - current record World 7869
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 368.844 km Paul B. Macready, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9998
Powered Aeroplanes C-1j Altitude 9 450 m 13 May 1982 Marina Lavrentryvna Popovitch (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 3350
Experimental / New Technologies U-2 Duration - Time 30 h 24 min 1 sec 21 Mar 2001 Northrop Grumman Ryan Aeronautical Center (USA) ratified - current record World 18691
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a closed circuit of 5 000 km without payload 293,77 km/h 24 Aug 2015 "Ray" Raymond James Pearson (AUS) ratified - current record World 17647
Gliding D2 Absolute altitude 10 809 m 05 Mar 1975 Mary L. Nutt (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 378
Powered Aeroplanes C-1e Speed over a recognised course 513,93 km/h 11 May 1991 M. Naviede (GBR) ratified - current record World 9262
Powered Aeroplanes C-1d Speed over a recognised course 584,37 km/h 26 Jun 2003 Claude Meunier (AUS) ratified - current record World 7834
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km without payload 708,592 km/h John J. Hancock (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8941
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km without payload 329,25 km/h 09 Apr 1982 Jeana Yeager (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12320
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-3 Speed over an out-and-return course of 200 km 30,97 km/h 21 Jul 2015 Seiko Fukuoka Naville (FRA) ratified - current record World 17606
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.10 metre disc 0.08 m at the 22nd round 23 Oct 1974 Edem Eskenderov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12434
Powered Aeroplanes C-1m Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 5 000 kg payload 543,57 km/h 27 Mar 1991 Alexander Taradin (URS) ratified - current record World 8894
Gliding DU Free out-and-return distance 312,2 km 24 May 2003 Tanja Pristavec (SLO) ratified - current record World 7789
Ballooning A-3rd Altitude 7 097,5 m Boris Nevernov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10693
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 721,57 km/h 28 Mar 1982 A. Gely (FRA) ratified - current record World 5661
Microlights and paramotors RAL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km 121,1 km/h 18 Oct 2018 Yuriy Yakovlyev (UKR) ratified - superseded since approved World 18759
Experimental / New Technologies CS Free Distance along a course 2 614,5 km 01 Jun 2015 André Borschberg (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 17558
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 159,24 km/h 14 Aug 1974 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 5432
Powered Aeroplanes C-1n Altitude with 2 000 kg payload 9 170 m 05 Mar 1991 Valery V. Kuneevskii (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 8690
Microlights and paramotors RPL1T Speed over a straight course 43,42 km/h 20 Feb 2003 Roman Zelenko (SLO) ratified - superseded since approved World 7637
Powered Aeroplanes C Greatest payload carried to a height of 2 000 m 14 135 kg C. V. Haynes (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8740
Rotorcraft E-1e Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km without payload 305,10 km/h 09 Feb 1982 David R. Wright (USA) ratified - current record World 1827
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 883,4 km/h 25 Nov 2018 Barry A. Byrne (USA) ratified - current record World 18795
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.10 metre disc (group of 4) 0.42 m at the 3rd round 04 Apr 1974 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 11140
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 849,05 km/h 08 Jan 1991 Verne Jobst (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1276
Gliding DO Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km 136,82 km/h 20 Dec 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7589
Ballooning A-10 Distance 481.121 km A. Kondratyeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10685
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 900,00 km/h 09 Jan 1982 Harold Curtis (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1715
Powered Aeroplanes C-1i Speed over a recognised course 985,78 km/h 18 Jan 2019 Richard C. Durgin (USA) ratified - current record World 18835
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km without payload 387,40 km/h 17 Apr 2015 Klaus H. Savier (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 17494
Ballooning AX-10 Distance 542,71 km 07 Mar 1974 Matt H. Wiederkehr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5159
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Altitude with 10 000 kg payload 11 100 m 28 Nov 1990 Vladimir Bobyleuv (URS) ratified - current record World 3521
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Speed over a recognised course 1 036,19 km/h 07 Nov 2002 Gregory S. Sheldon (USA) ratified - current record World 7552
Powered Aeroplanes C 2nd category 1937-1949 Distance in a straight line without landing 1 678 km Andrée Dupeyron (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12354
Gliding D2 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 158,30 km/h 10 Dec 1981 Erwin Müller (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5474
Powered Aeroplanes C-1t Time to climb to 3 000 m with 100 000 kg payload 4 min 38 sec 03 Apr 2015 Jonathan M. Flowers (USA) ratified - current record World 17462
Powered Aeroplanes C-2 Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 2 000 kg payload 548.542 km/h 28 Oct 1973 Vasily Avershin (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 9137

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