Club Records

Last updated – 21 June 2015
Task Achieved Pilot Route (start/finish Gransden Lodge) Glider Date UK Record?
Longest Distance
(up to 3 TPs)
981.68km Phil Jones Bruton – Tibenham – Halesland Ventus 2cx 22 May 2004
Largest Triangle 762.8 km Mike Young Bruton – Whitchurch – Tibenham LS-8 19 Jun 2002
Fastest 750km 89.5 kph
(766.8 km)
John Bridge Frome – Thetford – Swindon South LS6c (17.5) 25 Jul 1998
Fastest
600km Triangle
96.9 kph (607.46 km) Phil Jeffery Ross on Wye – Ladybower Reservoir – Bury St Edmunds N. Ventus 2cxT 14 Jun 2011
Fastest
600km O/R
No Claim
Fastest
500km Triangle
116.6 kph (515.25 km) Phil Jeffery Bicester – Scunthorpe N. – Garboldisham Ventus 2cxT 22 Apr 2010
Fastest 500km O/R 107.3 kph (509.7 km) Sarah Kelman Northallerton ASW28 14 Aug 2003 Yes
Fastest 400km Triangle 116.6 kph (515.25 km) Phil Jeffery Bicester – Scunthorpe N. – Garboldisham Ventus 2cxT 22 Apr 2010
Fastest 400km O/R 107.3 kph (509.7 km) Sarah Kelman Northallerton ASW28 14 Aug 2003
Fastest 300km Triangle 120.2 kph (305.6 km) Phil Jeffery Calvert – Eastwell – Soham Ventus 2cxT 20 Jul 2014
Fastest 300km O/R 118.3 kph (302.4 km) Iain Baker Great Malvern Antares (20m) 31 Aug 2013
Fastest 200km Triangle 120.2 kph (305.6 km) Phil Jeffery Calvert – Eastwell – Soham Ventus 2cxT 20 Jul 2014
Fastest 200km O/R 118.3 kph (302.5 km) Iain Baker Great Malvern Antares (20m) 31 Aug 2013
Fastest 100km Triangle 134.0 kph
(107.0 km)
Phil Jeffery Molesworth – Olney LS7-WL 1 Aug 1995
Fastest 100km O/R 139.3 kph (101.5 km) Iain Baker Corby Antares (20m) 16 May 2015
Absolute Height 12,992 ft John Strzebrakowski Skylark 3G 30 Jul 1995
Height Gain 11,584 ft John Strzebrakowski Skylark 3G 30 Jul 1995

Notes for Speed/Distance Record flights:

  1. All start and finish at Gransden Lodge.
  2. For Speed/Distance Record qualifying flights must be declared
    before take-off.
  3. Maximum height loss permitted between start and finish is
    1000m.
  4. All triangles must conform to 25/45 rule.
  5. Future claims must be accompanied by flight evidence.

Please contact the Club Ladder Steward if there are any errors or omissions.