Five years ago on this day: A Microlight and Paramotor World Record still standing

DSC09274 croppedToday, five years ago on 17 February 2012, Indian pilot Parmjit Singh, used a special harness, the Aeros Discus 14 with a Radne Motor AB Raket 120, to fly a record distance in a straight line without landing of 313.13 km from Bikaner to Sanderav in Rajasthan, India.

The record was set as part of a 700-km cross country flight in three days by a ten person army team.

The attempt aimed giving a wide exposure to the distinctive sport of hang-gliding and inspiring youths and students.

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