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 Hang Gliding and Paragliding

Current world Records held by Australians

 

SportSubclassType of recordPerformanceDateClaimantStatusRegionID   
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-5 Straight distance to a declared goal 581,6 km 11 Dec 2014 Scott Barrett (AUS) ratified - current record Oceanian 17393    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-5 Straight distance to a declared goal 581,6 km 11 Dec 2014 Scott Barrett (AUS) ratified - current record World 17392    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over an out-and-return course of 300 km 71,28 km/h 28 Jan 2014 Jonny Durand (AUS) ratified - current record World 17042    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over an out-and-return course of 100 km 90,41 km/h 28 Jan 2014 Jonny Durand (AUS) ratified - current record World 17043

 

Superceded World records held by Australians

 

SportSubclassType of recordPerformanceDateClaimantStatusRegionID   
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Straight distance to a declared goal 557,00 km 17 Jul 2012 Jon Durand Jnr (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 16584    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-3 Speed over a triangular course of 50 km 23.6 km/h 05 Dec 1999 Enda Murphy (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6343    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-3 Straight distance 335 km 16 Nov 1998 Godfrey Wenness (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5783    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over an out-and-return course of 300 km 56.59 km/h 12 Feb 1998 Rohan Holtkamp (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5288    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Out-and-return distance 330.6 km 12 Feb 1998 Rohan Holtkamp (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 5289    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over an out-and-return course of 200 km 54.88 km/h 10 Feb 1997 Rohan Holtkamp (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4511    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over an out-and-return course of 100 km 64.64 km/h 09 Feb 1997 Rohan Holtkamp (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4510    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over an out-and-return course of 100 km 31,66 km/h 22 Jan 1990 Stephen John Blenkinsop (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 2292    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over a triangular course of 150 km 26.31 km/h 10 Jun 1989 Drew Wayne Cooper (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 74    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Distance over a triangular course 161.0 km 10 Jun 1989 Drew Wayne Cooper (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 75    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Distance over a triangular course 112.9 km 06 Jan 1988 Stephen John Blenkinsop (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 1678    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over a triangular course of 100 km 26.47 km/h 06 Jan 1988 Stephen John Blenkinsop (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 1679    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over a triangular course of 50 km 31,53 km/h 02 Jan 1987 Denis Cummings (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 2289    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Speed over a triangular course of 25 km 15,60 km/h 16 Feb 1986 Denis Cummings (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 2293    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Distance over a triangular course 80.8 km 29 Dec 1985 Denis Cummings (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 1803    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Straight distance to a declared goal 118.1 km 04 Jan 1985 Valerie Ann Wallington (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 6943    
Hang Gliding and Paragliding O-1 Distance over a triangular course 18.5 km 26 Nov 1984 Denis Cummings (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 1804

 

 

Microlights and Paramotors

 Current world Records held by Australians

 

SportSubclassType of recordPerformanceDateClaimantStatusRegionID   
Microlights and paramotors RPF1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel 170.50 km 10 Feb 2013 Chris Atkinson (AUS) ratified - current record World 16740    
Microlights and paramotors RPF1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel 353.69 km 10 Nov 2012 Chris Atkinson (AUS) ratified - current record World 16718    
Microlights and paramotors RWL2T Distance in a straight line without engine power 48,4 km 25 Sep 2012 William Olive (AUS) ratified - current record World 16632    
Microlights and paramotors RPL1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel 132,06 km 19 Feb 2012 Chris Atkinson (AUS) ratified - current record World 16489    
Microlights and paramotors RPL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel 196,38 km 22 Jan 2012 Chris Atkinson (AUS) ratified - current record World 16431    
Microlights and paramotors RAL1T Altitude 9 144 m 11 Mar 1989 Eric Scott Winton (AUS) ratified - current record World 159    
Microlights and paramotors RAL1T Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m 6 min 46 sec 05 Mar 1989 Eric Scott Winton (AUS) ratified - current record World 4224

 

 Superceded World records held by Australians

 

SportSubclassType of recordPerformanceDateClaimantStatusRegionID   
Microlights and paramotors RPF1T Distance in a closed circuit with limited fuel 151.8 km 10 Mar 2012 Matthew Fox (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 16501    
Microlights and paramotors RPL1T Distance in a straight line with limited fuel 135,1 km 02 Jan 2012 Chris Atkinson (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 16424    
Microlights and paramotors RAL1T Time to climb to a height of 6 000 m 20 min 25 sec 09 Apr 1989 Eric Scott Winton (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4239    
Microlights and paramotors RWL1T Distance in a straight line without landing 789,50 km 02 Aug 1986 Alfred J.A. Clark (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4232    
Microlights and paramotors RWL1T Distance over a closed circuit without landing 203.50 km 29 Jun 1986 Alfred J.A. Clark (AUS) ratified - superseded since approved World 4236

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