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3 Sept 2008, Records ratified

FAI has ratified the following Class R (Microlights) record:
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Claim number : 14936
Sub-class :RWL2 (Microlights : Weight-shift Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons) 
Type of record : Altitude 
Course/location : Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) Performance : 7395 m
Pilot : Mark JACKSON (UK)
Crew : Eve JACKSON (UK)
Aircraft : P & M Quik GT 450
Date : 19.01.2008
Previous record : 6 876 m (23.07.2007 - Jan BÈM, Czech Republic)
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FAI congratulates the pilots on this splendid achievement.
 

FAI has ratified the following Class R (Microlights) record:
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Claim number : 14937
Sub-class :RWL2 (Microlights : Weight-shift Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons) 
Type of record : Time to climb to a height of 6 000 m 
Course/location : Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) Performance : 25 min 45 sec
Pilot : Mark JACKSON (UK)
Crew : Eve JACKSON (UK)
Aircraft : P & M Quik GT 450
Date : 19.01.2008
Previous record : 33 min 15 sec (23.07.2007 - Jan BÈM, Czech Republic) 
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FAI congratulates the pilots on this splendid achievement.
 

[5 May 2008] New UK National record; for the claim by Mark Jackson and Eve Jackson for Altitude in class RWL2 of 7395m / 24,262 ft over Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in the P & M Aviation GT450 914 'Seeing is Believing'. This is now the subject of a World Record claim.

[5 May 2008] New UK National record; for the claim by Mark Jackson and Eve Jackson for 'Time to climb to 6000m' in class RWL2 of 25 min 45 sec over Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in the P & M Aviation GT450 914 'Seeing is Believing'. This is now the subject of a World Record claim.

[5 May 2008] New UK National record; for the claim by Mark Jackson and Eve Jackson for 'Time to climb to 3000m' in class RWL2 of 9 min 37 sec over Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in the P & M Aviation GT450 914 'Seeing is Believing'.


 
 
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