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Julien Irilli's 340km tandem record flight

Julien Irilli breaks world tandem distance record

Julien Irilli and Katia Lafaille flew 360km from Quixadá, Brazil, on a Niviuk Bi Ikuma 40 on 4 November 2017 – potentially a new tandem world distance record. The record is yet to be ratified by the FAI, but Julien declared a goal at 340km, and the flight stands to take Honorin Hamard/Karine Gras’s 335.4km world […]

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Frank Brown, Marcelo Prieto and Donizete Lemos

World records in Brazil: 2015 Season round-up… so far

It has been a record season so far in Brazil, with several world records broken. Here’s a round-up of what’s been happening. 9 October 2015 Marcelo Prieto, Donizete Lemos and Frank Brown (BRA) flew into the record books with a spectacular flight of 514km to give them the new paragliding world record for straight-line open […]

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