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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort ascending ID
Gliding D15 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 141,6 km/h 26 Nov 2002 Gillian Spreckley (GBR) ratified - current record World 7572
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 280,23 km/h 06 May 1996 R. W. "Buzz" Kaplan (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 3742
Powered Aeroplanes C-1t Altitude in horizontal flight 11 366 m 03 Apr 2015 Jonathan M. Flowers (USA) ratified - current record World 17440
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Altitude with 1 000 kg payload 14 603 m 15 May 1946 Finlay F. Ross (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8194
Powered Aeroplanes C-1t Speed over a recognised course 846,41 km/h 29 Jan 1988 Clay Lacy (USA) ratified - current record World 10333
Gliding D1 Speed over a triangular course of 500 km 113.9 km/h 16 Oct 1974 Yvonne Leemann (RSA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10131
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Time to climb to a height of 9 000 m 16 min 03 sec 22 Oct 2002 Bruce Bohannon (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7645
Powered Aeroplanes C-1e Speed over a recognised course 250,72 km/h 08 Apr 1996 R. W. "Buzz" Kaplan (USA) ratified - current record World 3139
Powered Aeroplanes C-1t Time to climb to 6 000 m with 90 000 kg payload 8 min 12 sec 03 Apr 2015 Jonathan M. Flowers (USA) ratified - current record World 17472
Powered Aeroplanes C.ter Greatest payload carried to a height of 2 000 m 5 000 kg 19 Jun 1940 Ivan Soukhomline (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 12030
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 912,03 km/h 21 Dec 1987 John Halstead (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 16402
Rotorcraft E-3a Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km without payload 126,14 km/h 13 Jul 1974 Kenneth H. Wallis (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 317
Powered Aeroplanes C-3k Time to climb to a height of 6 000 m 7 min 39 sec 07 Sep 2002 Nikolai Kuleshov (RUS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 7509
Powered Aeroplanes C-1j Speed over a recognised course 844,08 km/h 04 Feb 1996 Guy Mitaux-maurouard (FRA) ratified - current record World 3104
Ballooning AA-13 Distance 10 711,6 km 31 Jan 2015 Troy Bradley (USA) ratified - current record World 17413
Gliding D1 Gain of height 2 071 m 10 Jul 1939 E. Zelenkova (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12413
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a closed circuit of 5 000 km with 20 000 kg payload 1 054,21 km/h 17 Sep 1987 H. Brent Hedgpeth (USA) ratified - current record World 4202
Ballooning AX-09 Distance 366,99 km 23 Mar 1974 Denise E. Wiederkehr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 204
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-3 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 552,4 km 12 Oct 2019 Yael Margelisch (SUI) ratified - current record World 19132
Microlights and paramotors RPF2T Altitude 3 036 m 18 Aug 2002 Frédéric Jacques (MON) ratified - superseded since approved World 7490
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Speed over a recognised course 218,83 km/h 17 Dec 1995 John Strong (USA) ratified - current record World 3057
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Speed over a recognised course 998,7 km/h 01 Dec 2014 Johannes Hesshaimer (GER) ratified - current record World 17379
Gliding D2 Straight distance to a declared goal 363,798 km 21 Apr 1939 Otto Braeutigam (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13614
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km with 10 000 kg payload 1 089,36 km/h 04 Jul 1987 Robert Chamberlain (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 3828
Ballooning AX-12 Duration 16 h 16 min 07 Mar 1974 Matt H. Wiederkehr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5190
Gliding DU Speed over a triangular course of 300 km 83,82 km/h 20 Jul 2002 William G. Osoba (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 7449
Microlights and paramotors RAL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km 163,61 km/h 10 Oct 1995 Serge Ferrari (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2993
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling F5 Open Speed: 196 430,26 km/h 30 Aug 2014 Christian Erdt (AUT) ratified - superseded since approved World 17297
Powered Aeroplanes C Speed over 2 000 km with 500 kg payload 468,81 km/h 04 Dec 1938 Angelo Tondi (ITA) ratified - superseded since approved World 14551
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 724,40 km/h 14 Jun 1987 Allen E. Paulson (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 2469
Ballooning AX-10 Duration 13 h 05 min 28 sec 22 Oct 1973 Malcolm S. Forbes (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5205
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 2 190,5 km 18 Dec 2019 Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI) ratified - current record World 19207
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 93,86 km/h 15 Jun 2002 Joseph W. Graham (USA) ratified - current record World 7377
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course, round trip 20,92 km/h 21 Sep 1995 Graham A. Palmer (CAN) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 2959
Powered Aeroplanes C-1b Distance over a closed course 502,7 km 18 Jul 2014 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 17262
Gliding D1 Absolute altitude 6 687 m 05 Aug 1938 Walter Drechsel (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 13588
Powered Aeroplanes C-1a/0 Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km without payload 187,15 km/h 24 May 1987 Wilhelm Lischak (AUT) ratified - superseded since approved World 3331
Space records K-2 Total duration of flight of spaceships while linked 27 d 06 h 48 min 7 sec 22 Jun 1973 Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9562
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Speed over a recognised course 1 020,29 km 23 Feb 2020 Santiago J. Koritschoner (USA) ratified - current record World 19247
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 962,30 km/h 03 Mar 2002 David J. Passannante (USA) ratified - current record World 7336
Ballooning AX-10 Duration 41 h 29 min 01 Sep 1995 Masakazu Oiwa (JPN) ratified - superseded since approved World 2835
Microlights and paramotors RAL1T Distance in a closed circuit without engine power 129,77 km 01 Jun 2014 Georg Surkamp (GER) ratified - current record World 17221
Powered Aeroplanes C 4th category 1937-1949 Speed over 100 km 174,06 km/h 12 May 1938 Jaroslav Polma (TCH) ratified - superseded since approved World 11001
Powered Aeroplanes C-1d Speed over a recognised course 272,72 km/h 18 Mar 1987 Peter Wilkins (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 14250
Parachuting G-O Relay baton jump, group of 4 11,6 sec 10 Mar 1973 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12870
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 847,70 km/h 08 Dec 2001 George W. Murphy, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 7177
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 848.23 km/h 05 Aug 1995 Keith A. Fedor (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2813
Powered Aeroplanes C-1i Speed over a recognised course 720,09 km/h 02 Mar 2014 Brian D. Erickson (USA) ratified - current record World 17067
Powered Aeroplanes C 3rd category 1937-1949 Altitude 7 113 m 16 Mar 1938 Karel Brazda (CZE) ratified - superseded since approved World 8725
Powered Aeroplanes C-1d Speed over a recognised course 337,27 km/h 28 Jan 1987 Richard Norton (USA) ratified - current record World 9666

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