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

Records set by Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
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Filter: All   Current World   Superseded World    Current UK   Superseded UK   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 UK record
WL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 128 Km/h (70 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création racer SX12 II
Engine Rotax 462
Location Hethel (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Min. 129.28 Km/h (70 Kt) to beat this record.
Current World record
WL1T Speed over a straight course
Performance 128 Km/h (70 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création Racer SX12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Hethel (United Kingdom)
Min. 129.28 Km/h (70 Kt) to beat this record.
Current UK record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 119.5 Km/h (65 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création racer SX12 II
Engine Rotax 462
Location Hethel (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Min. 120.7 Km/h (66 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 119.5 Km/h (65 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création Racer SX12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Hethel (United Kingdom)
Current UK record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 124.5 Km/h (68 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création racer SX12 II
Engine Rotax 462
Location Hethel (UK)
This was accepted by FAI as as World record
Min. 125.75 Km/h (68 Kt) to beat this record.
Superseded World record
WL1T Speed over a closed circuit of 100 km
Performance 124.5 Km/h (68 Kt)
Date 25 Aug 1991
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft Air Création Racer SX12 II
Engine 1 Rotax 462
Location Hethel (United Kingdom)
Superseded UK record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 146.7 Km/h (80 Kt)
Date 21 Aug 2006
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Co-pilot David Hoyle
Aircraft P&M Aviation Quik GT450
Engine Rotax 912S
Location Bonneville salt flats, Utah (USA)
Ratified as a UK record on 16 November 2006 and as a World Record on 4 December 2006.
Superseded World record
WL2T Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 146.7 Km/h (80 Kt)
Date 21 Aug 2006
Pilot Richard Meredith-Hardy (GBR)
Aircraft P & M Aviation Quik GT 450
Engine Rotax 912
Location Bonneville Salt Flats, UT (USA)
World Records: Current 1     Superseded 3
UK Records: Current 3     Superseded 1
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.