The FAI has certified the distance record set by the British pilot in Spain in October 2009. Karen flew from Seville to Zamora, to finally cover a total of 440,9 km, the longest distance ever flown by a female paramotor pilot.
FAI has ratified the following Class R (Microlights) World record:
Claim number: 15654
Sub-class: RPF1Tf (Microlights: Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown with one person / Thermal Engine / Feminine category)
Type of record: Distance in a straight line without landing
Course/location: Almensilla (Spain) – Seville (Spain)
Performance: 440.9 km
Pilot: Karen SKINNER (Spain)
Paramotor: Nucleon 29 / Dudek powered by PAP ROS 100
Previous record: 269.6 km (26.09.2009 – Carole GOBBE, France).