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Paragliding Cross Country World Distance Record + 502 Km – Nevil Hulett (South Africa)

FAI has ratified the following Class O (Hang Gliders) World record : Sub-class :O-3 (Paragliders)
Pilot : Nevil HULETT (South Africa)
Paraglider : Mac Para Magus : Date :14.12.2008
FAI congratulates the Pilot on this splendid achievement

1. Category: General : Type of record : Straight distance to a declared goal : Performance:411.3km           Previous record : 368.9 km (07.12.2006 – Aljaz and Urban VALIC, Slovenia)

2. Type of record : Straight distance : Performance : 502.9 km                                                                      Previous record : 461.6 km (14.11.2007 – Frank Thoma BROWN, Marcelo PRIETO and Rafael MONTEIRO SALADINI, all Brazil)                                                                                                                             Course/location : Copperton (South Africa) : /
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