Next Shark speed record approved by FAI Print
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Thursday, 28 March 2013 10:09

Eric's Shark 003 FAI speed record

FAI web site shows next world speed records of Shark in microlight RAL2T category approved:

FAI Record File Num #16618

Status: ratified - current record

Region:                 World

Class:           R       (Microlights and paramotors)

Sub-Class:              RAL2T  (Microlights : Movable Aerodynamic Control / Landplane / Flown with two persons / Thermal Engine)

Type of record:      Speed over a straight course

Performance:         285.78 km/h

Date:                    2012-09-15

Course/Location:    Coulommiers (France)

Claimant                Gilles Michel (FRA)

Crew                    Lisa Cador (France) ;41822,

Microlight:             SHARK (83 AJR)

Engine(s):           Rotax 912

This speed record was performed by Eric's friend Gilles Michel, co owner of Shark 003, ex fighter pilot and currently captain on the 747-400