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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performancesort ascending Date Claimant Status Region ID
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 5 000 km with 25 000 kg payload 1 054,21 km/h 17 Sep 1987 H. Brent Hedgpeth (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4194
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 729.38 km/h 13 Jul 1987 John Cook (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7434
Gliding D1 Straight distance to a declared goal 1 051,20 km 25 Apr 1972 Klaus Tesch (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 5406
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a recognised course 1 413,69 km/h 08 Jan 1999 Michel Rio (FRA) ratified - current record World 6334
Ballooning AM-06 Duration 1 h 38 min 04 Nov 1998 Dr Janet Folkes (GBR) ratified - current record World 5998
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 2 000m, group of 7 1.03 m 30 Oct 1970 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 11115
Ballooning AX-09 Duration 1 h 25 min 17 Dec 1969 Raymond A. Munro (CAN) ratified - superseded since approved World 10728
Ballooning A-5th Distance 1 550 km 27 Sep 1932 Thomas G.W. Settle (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10644
Gliding D1 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 434,99 km 12 May 1994 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1466
Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling S-9 Gyrocopter Duration Gyrocopter Duration 232 1 min 24 sec 16 Sep 2006 Krzysztof Arasimowicz (POL) ratified - superseded since approved World 14116
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a Commercial Airline Route 1 013,04 km/h 01 Dec 1993 Gordon R. Beck (USA) ratified - current record World 905
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a recognised course 1 100,05 km/h 27 Sep 1993 Stuart Robertson (GBR) ratified - current record World 7445
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 1 500m, group of 5 0.92 m 11 Sep 1967 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 13547
Powered Aeroplanes C-1j Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km without payload 1 717 km/h 21 Aug 2005 Anatoly Kvochur (RUS) ratified - current record World 11872
Powered Aeroplanes C-1h Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km without payload 1 665 km/h 10 Mar 2005 Alexander Bochkarev (BLR) ratified - current record World 10928
Powered Aeroplanes C Distance 1 400 km 29 Jun 1926 Walter Mittelholzer (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 9323
Powered Aeroplanes C-1e Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 1 min 19 sec 20 Feb 1984 Douglas G. Matthews (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2645
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 008,41 km/h 14 Oct 1992 Claude Delorme (FRA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1708
Ballooning AM-12 Altitude 1 299,5 m 13 Sep 1983 Max D. Steuer (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10477
Powered Aeroplanes C-1p Speed over a closed circuit of 500 km with 1 000 kg payload 1 036,71 km/h 26 Oct 2003 Troy Asher (USA) ratified - current record World 9237
Powered Aeroplanes C-1l Time to climb to 6 000 m with 2 000 kg payload 1 min 50 sec 01 Aug 2003 Vladimir Gurkin (RUS) ratified - current record World 7867
Experimental / New Technologies CS Straight Distance - Free flight 1 720,3 km 01 Jun 2015 André Borschberg (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 17556
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing, opening without delay, 1 500m, group of 5 1.48 m 09 May 1962 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12655
Gliding DO Out-and-return distance 1 708,4 km 20 Dec 2002 Klaus Ohlmann (GER) ratified - superseded since approved World 7587
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Time to climb to a height of 15 000 m 1 min 54,548 sec 03 Mar 1962 Delbert W. Nordberg (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 9093
Experimental / New Technologies CS Straight distance, pre-declared waypoints 1 468 km 10 Mar 2015 Bertrand Piccard (SUI) ratified - current record World 17429
Gliding D2-M Triangle Distance 1 140,426 km 22 Dec 1990 Walter Binder (FRG) ratified - superseded since approved World 10251
Gliding DO Free triangle distance 1 342,8 km 18 Dec 2014 Bostjan Pristavec (SLO) ratified - current record African 17395
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 008,00 km/h 08 Jan 1982 Harold Curtis (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 1722
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km without payload 1 028,99 km/h 08 Sep 1961 Jacqueline Cochran (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 12455
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km without payload 1 708,82 km/h 12 Jan 1961 Henry J. Deutschendorf (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 4550
Space records K_Absolute Absolute distance 1 508 202 km 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9252
Powered Aeroplanes C-1r Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km with 20 000 kg payload 1 195,70 km/h 22 May 1990 Nail Sattarov (URS) ratified - current record World 3897
Experimental / New Technologies I-E Duration 1 min 26 sec 23 Sep 2013 Trefor Evans (CAN) ratified - superseded since approved World 16933
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km with 1 000 kg payload 1 028,664 km 30 Oct 1959 Anatoli Lipko (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8685
Gliding D1 Triangle Distance 1 115,954 km 03 Jan 1990 Walter Eisele (FRG) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 10189
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Time to climb to a height of 12 000 m 1 min 51,224 sec 22 May 1958 Edward N. Le Faivre (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8594
Experimental / New Technologies CS Straight distance, pre-declared waypoints 1 099,3 km 25 May 2012 André Borschberg (SUI) ratified - superseded since approved World 16558
Gliding D15 Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 224,2 km 29 Apr 2012 Mathias Schunk (GER) ratified - current record European 16537
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a 3 km course 1 590.45 km/h 24 Oct 1977 Darryl G. Greenamyer (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 8515
Powered Aeroplanes C-1 Speed over a recognised course 1 221,63 km/h 14 Apr 1989 R.J.L. Boas (GBR) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 7442
Gliding D1 Out-and-return distance 1 298,97 km 17 Mar 1976 Karl Heinrich Striedieck (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 5426
Gliding DO Distance using up to 3 turn points 1 588,0 km 25 Apr 2019 Mathias Schunk (GER) ratified - current record European 18925
Parachuting G-O Accuracy Landing with 0.10 metre disc (group of 4) 0.76 m at the 4th round 12 Oct 1974 Ussr Team (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 12562
Powered Aeroplanes C-1h Speed over a recognised course 1 027,55 km/h 16 Feb 2000 Steve Fossett (USA) ratified - current record World 6416
Powered Aeroplanes C-1t Speed around the world, Eastbound 1 003,53 km/h 29 Jan 1988 Clay Lacy (USA) ratified - current record World 10347
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a recognised course 1 030,58 km/h 09 Nov 1999 Geoffrey Mussett (GBR) ratified - current record World 6311
Powered Aeroplanes C-1q Speed over a closed circuit of 1 000 km with 25 000 kg payload 1 089,36 km/h 04 Jul 1987 Robert Chamberlain (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 3831
Microlights and paramotors RPF1T Time to climb to a height of 6 000 m 1 h 12 min 32 sec 02 Sep 2008 Ramón Morillas Salmerón (ESP) ratified - current record World 15140
Gliding DO Free distance using up to 3 turn points 1 037,29 km 25 Dec 1998 Pamela Hawkins (GBR) ratified - superseded since approved World 5879

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