FAI Ratifies New European Record

Hungarian pilot Laszlo Hegedus has been tearing up the record book in Europe this year. His latest record is summarized in the FAI communiqué copied below.  The Soaring Café staff join the FAI in congratulating Laszlo on his exceptional flight.

FAI has ratified the following Class D (Gliders) European record  :
Claim number : 16593
Sub-class :DO (Open Class Gliders)
Category: General
Type of record : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km
Course/location : Szatymaz (Hungary)
Performance : 135.97 km/h (84.43 mph)
Pilot : Laszlo Hegedus (Hungary)
Glider : Nimbus 4 T / Schempp-Hirth operated by
Date :02.08.2012
Previous record :  no record set yet
FAI congratulates the Pilot on this splendid achievement.