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UK records set in class

Site last updated by RMH
1 Mar 2019, 13:53

Records set by Karen Skinner (ESP)
This is the definitive list of UK records but the FAI website is the authority for World records.

Filter: All   Current World   Superseded World    Current UK   Superseded UK   

Current World record
PF2T Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 41m 25s
Date 21 Apr 2015
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Co-pilot Jason Whitehead
Aircraft Niviuk Takoo 3
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Sant Pere Pescador (Spain)
Max. 0h 40m 10s to beat this record.
Current World record
PF1Tf Distance in a straight line
Performance 440.9 Km (239 Nm)
Date 27 Oct 2009
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Dudek Nucleon 27
Engine ROS ROS 100
Location Almensilla (Spain) - Sevilla (Spain)
Min. 445.31 Km (241 Nm) to beat this record.
Current World record
PF1Tf Altitude
Performance 6250m (20502 Ft)
Date 8 Oct 2013
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Artik 3
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Castejon de Sos (Spain)
Min. 6438m (21117 Ft) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
PF1Tf Altitude
Performance 4996m (16389 Ft)
Date 16 Apr 2011
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft PAP
Engine Vittorazi Moster 185
Location Albuquerque (Spain)
Superseded World record
PF1Tf Altitude
Performance 4073m (13361 Ft)
Date 1 May 2009
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Advance Epsilon 5
Engine PAP YR 200
Location Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife (Spain)
Current World record
PF1Tf Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 22m 5s
Date 6 Jun 2013
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Niviuk Artik 3
Engine Polini Thor 200
Location Sant Pere Pescador (Spain)
Max. 0h 21m 25s to beat this record.
Superseded World record
PF1Tf Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 30m 29s
Date 1 May 2009
Pilot Karen Skinner (ESP)
Aircraft Advance Epsilon 6
Engine PAP YR 200
Location Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife (Spain)
World Records: Current 4     Superseded 3
World records courtesy FAI. See the FAI website for the definitive list of World records, this listing last checked 1 Mar 2019.

This list does not include World record claims pending ratification.