Record Requirements

Official Rules and Regulations for the Speed and Altitude Records

Checklist for setting an Aviation Record. These rules apply for both World and South African records

For ease of reference (and downloading) a complete list of all the documentation is included below:

The South African Speed and Altitude records will be run in accordance with Section 2 of the Sporting Code of the FAI.
  • SAPFA has authorised that, for purposes of South African records, aircraft need not be weighed before a record attempt unless the aircraft weight is within 5% of the upper or lower limit of the weight category. Weights per weight and balance, together with confirmed weight of the crew and fuel will be acceptable. Subject to the confirmation by the Official Observer/s.

Sporting Code - Sec 2185.03 KB
Preliminary Claim Form19.72 KB
Sporting Code - Section 2 Annex 3126.08 KB
Sporting Code - Section 2 Annex 4101.5 KB