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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-5 Distance over a triangular course 402,8 km 12 May 2008 Walter Geppert (AUT) ratified - superseded since approved World 15054
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 901,19 km/h 29 Jun 1984 Maurice De Vas (USA) ratified - current record World 7696
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 10 211 m John Robinson (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9981
Gliding D1-M Triangle Distance 1 400,19 km 07 Jan 1993 Klaus Holighaus (GER) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 399
Powered Aeroplanes C-1g Speed over a recognised course 764,37 km/h 25 May 1975 Oakley H. Allen (USA) ratified - current record World 2208
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling F5 Open Speed in a closed circuit: F205 162,80 km/h 24 Jun 2019 Holger Giersiepen (GER) ratified - current record World 18980
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a recognised course, round trip 245,89 km/h 13 Apr 1999 Robyn Stewart (AUS) ratified - current record World 6026
Ballooning A-Absolute Shortest time around the world 370 h 24 min 20 Mar 1999 Bertrand Piccard (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 5962
Powered Aeroplanes C-1h Speed over a recognised course 777,9 km/h 21 Feb 2008 Nicholas A. Rose (USA) ratified - current record World 14950
Powered Aeroplanes C-1e Speed over a recognised course 423,00 km/h 11 Apr 1984 Robert Thompson (USA) ratified - current record World 1427
Ballooning AA-07 Distance 2 766,814 km Boris Nevernov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10699
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 752,51 km/h 10 Dec 1992 Vaughn B. Cordle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2023
Parachuting G-O Altitude jumps, delayed opening, group of 5 9 437 m 11 Feb 1975 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 11239
Gliding D15 Triangle Distance 859,29 km 17 Jan 1999 Hana Zejdova (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 5916
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 242,4 km/h 28 Dec 2007 Steve Wood (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 14918
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a recognised course 365,90 km/h 25 Mar 1984 Richard Fenwick (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 2595
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 5 000 kg payload 588,46 km/h E.M. Grabowski (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 10425
Airship BA-10 Altitude 1 898 m 08 Nov 1992 Hokan Colting (CAN) ratified - superseded since approved World 1965
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.10 metre disc (group of 10) 0.68 m at the 2nd round 21 Oct 1974 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 11147
Parachuting G-1 Fastest speed 271,5 km/h 28 May 2015 Jackie Harper (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 19064
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 226,76 km/h 17 Dec 1998 Hans Georg Schmid (SUI) ratified - current record World 5872
Ballooning AM-04 Distance 1 323 km 16 Nov 2007 Troy Bradley (USA) ratified - current record World 14876
Powered Aeroplanes C-1f Speed over a recognised course 717,12 km/h 14 Feb 1984 Douglas G. Matthews (USA) ratified - current record World 2564
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 343.018 km Evguenia Prokhorova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 10101
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 172,29 km/h 11 Oct 1992 Claude Delorme (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1700
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 123.710 km/h 18 Jul 1974 Leila Claxton Tweed (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10113
Rotorcraft E-3a Speed over a recognised course 148,24 km/h 02 Sep 2019 James Ketchell (GBR) ratified - current record World 19086
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 179,65 km/h 14 Nov 1998 Terrance L. Jantzi (CAN) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 5808
Powered Aeroplanes C-1c Speed over a recognised course 277,20 km/h 05 Feb 1984 Marie E. Mcmillan (USA) ratified - current record World 13658
Gliding D2 Straight distance 223,63 km Lioudmila Velikosseltzeva (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4328
Ballooning AM-09 Distance 5 340,20 km 16 Sep 1992 Richard Abruzzo (USA) ratified - current record World 626
Ballooning AX-06 Distance 366,99 km 23 Mar 1974 Denise E. Wiederkehr (USA) ratified - current record World 201
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-3 Straight distance 582,0 km 10 Oct 2019 Marcelo Prieto (BRA) ratified - current record World 19123
Ballooning AM-08 Distance 69,7 km 04 Nov 1998 Dr Janet Folkes (GBR) ratified - current record World 5985
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 207,8 km/h 30 Jul 2007 Steve Wood (GBR) ratified - current record World 14758
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Time to climb to a height of 9 000 m 10 min 54,3 sec 09 Dec 1983 Marina Lavrentryvna Popovitch (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 8617
Powered Aeroplanes C Speed over a 3 km course 755.14 km/h Fritz Wendel (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 8743
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 931,50 km/h 03 Sep 1992 N. B. Godlove (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5585
Ballooning AX-14 Distance 542,71 km 07 Mar 1974 Matt H. Wiederkehr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5187
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 158,43 km/h 18 Oct 1998 Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL) ratified - superseded since approved World 5767
Ballooning AA-07 Distance 4 227,1 km 06 Jul 2007 David Hempleman-Adams (GBR) ratified - current record World 14709
Powered Aeroplanes C-1k Speed over a recognised course 815,98 km/h 15 Nov 1983 Brooke Knapp (USA) ratified - current record World 15719
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-M Straight distance to a declared goal 801,50 km 01 Aug 1992 Franz Ott (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 10203
Ballooning AX-10 Distance 491,59 km 25 Oct 1973 Malcolm S. Forbes (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10770
Microlights and paramotors RAL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km 283,62 km/h 15 Dec 2019 Alberto Rodolfo Porto (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 19199
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 814,97 km/h 02 Sep 1998 Larry Liguori (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5729
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 227,5 km/h 21 May 2007 Steve Wood (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 14666
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling F3 Open Distance in a straight line: 142 455.23 km 28 Sep 1983 Maynard Hill (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 902
Gliding D2 Duration without landing returning to the start point 40 h 38 min Toni Kahlbacher (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 4466

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