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Landplanes
WL1T (Solo Weightshift)
WL1E (Solo Weightshift, electric)
WL2T (2 seat Weightshift)
WL2E (2 seat Weightshift, electric)
AL1T (Solo 3 Axis)
AL1E (Solo 3 Axis, electric)
AL2T (2 seat, 3 Axis)
AL2E (2 seat 3 Axis, electric)

Paramotors
PF1Tm (Solo, male)
PF1Tf (Solo, female)
PF1E (Solo, electric)
PF2T (2 Seat)
PF2E (2 Seat, electric)

Paratrikes
PL1T (Wheels, Solo)
PL1E (Wheels, Solo, electric)
PL2T (Wheels, 2 seat)
PL2E (Wheels, 2 seat, electric)

Powered Hang gliders
WF1T (Solo)
WF1E (Solo, electric)
WF2T (2 Seat)
WF2E (2 Seat, electric)

Microlight Autogyros
GL1 (Solo)
GL2 (2 Seat)

Seaplanes
WS1 (Solo Weightshift)
WS2 (2 seat Weightshift)
AS1 (Solo 3 Axis)
AS2 (2 seat, 3 Axis)

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WM1 (Solo Weightshift)
WM2 (2 seat Weightshift)
AM1 (Solo 3 Axis)
AM2 (2 seat, 3 Axis)

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Site last updated by RMH
1 Aug 2019, 11:01

<--   14 World microlight and paramotor records set in 2015   -->  
From 2006 onwards CIMA may award the Ann Welch Diploma to the pilot or crew of a microlight or paramotor who made the most meritorious flight which resulted in a microlight or paramotor World record claim ratified since the last CIMA plenary meeting. These records are at Ann Welch Diploma candidates
AL2T Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 13m 7s
Date 2 Nov 2015
Pilot Jan Bém (CZE)
Co-pilot Lucie Dolejšová
Aircraft AirLony Skylane 914
Engine Rotax 914
Location Milovice (Czech Republic)
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 300.51 Km/h (163 Kt)
Date 30 Jun 2015
Pilot Eric De Barberin-Barberini (FRA)
Co-pilot Antoine Seidner
Aircraft Shark
Location Cuers (France)
AL2T Speed over a straight course
Performance 323.82 Km/h (175 Kt)
Date 16 Dec 2015
Pilot Alberto Rodolfo Porto (ITA)
Co-pilot Sara Della Moretta
Aircraft SEA Risen
Engine Rotax 912
Location Ozzano Dell'Emilia, BO (Italy)
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 15m 23s
Date 20 Sep 2015
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Aircraft Ozone Viper 3-26
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Earnley, West Sussex (United Kingdom)
PF1Tm Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 13m 46s
Date 9 Oct 2015
Pilot Mark Morgan (GBR)
Aircraft Ozone Viper 3 - 22
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Earnley, West Sussex (United Kingdom)
PF1Tm Speed over a closed circuit of 50 km
Performance 77 Km/h (42 Kt)
Date 19 Sep 2015
Pilot Barry Holleran (GBR)
Aircraft Dudek Hadron
Engine Polini Thor 250
Location Earnley, West Sussex (United Kingdom)
PF2T Altitude
Performance 5066m (16618 Ft)
Date 22 Apr 2015
Pilot Anthony Green (GBR)
Co-pilot Eliot Nochez
Aircraft BGD Dual Lite
Engine Vittorazi Moster 185
Location Col du Midi, massif du Mont Blanc (France)
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)
GL1 Altitude
Performance 8399m (27552 Ft)
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
GL1 Altitude
Performance 8399m (27552 Ft)
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 13m 44s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 3000 m
Performance 0h 13m 44s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 25m 40s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
GL1 Time to climb to a height of 6000 m
Performance 0h 25m 40s
Date 8 Nov 2015
Pilot Donatella Ricci (ITA)
Aircraft Magni M 16
Engine Rotax 914
Location Ponte di Piave, TV (Italy)
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