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Ferenc Toth wins Gold in Glider Aerobatics

Ferenc Toth (HUN) has won the Glider Aerobatics competition at The World Games following Saturday ni...

Wojciech Bogdal wins Gold in Paramotoring

Poland’s Wojciech Bogdal has won the Paramotoring competition at The World Games. After flying 9 tas...

Nick Batsch wins Gold in Canopy Piloting

Nick Batsch (USA) has won the Canopy Piloting competition at The World Games in Wroclaw, Poland.

Kirby Chambliss wins in Russia

The USA’s Kirby Chambliss is back – back-to-back, in fact. Just three weeks after winning his first ...

One year ago today: Russian Fedor Konyukhov completes around the world tour

Exactly one year ago, Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov broke the record for the fastest circumnavi...

The World Games 2017, 20-23 July - A triumph for air sports!

The World Games 2017, 20-23 July - A triumph for air sports!

Sixty-six international air sports athletes competed in three different air sports at the World Games in Poland from 20 ot 23 July 2017.

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Helmut Schlecht awarded FAI Bronze Medal at CISM Military Wo....

Helmut Schlecht awarded FAI Bronze Medal at CISM Military Wo....

Respected parachutist Helmut Schlecht was awarded the FAI Bronze Medal at the 41st CISM Military World Parachuting Championship in Bad Sassendorf, Germany in July.

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'Hackathon' engineers target new e-markers for balloon compe....

'Hackathon' engineers target new e-markers for balloon compe....

Hot air balloon competitions look set to be revolutionised if three science teams from the Ukraine get their way.

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Registration opens  for the 1st FAI International Drones Con....

Registration opens for the 1st FAI International Drones Con....

FAI has issued an invitation to attend the 1st FAI International Drones Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, from 1 - 3 September 2017 about Innovation, Safety and Sports.

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Drones: Opportunities and Challenges for Air Sports

Drones: Opportunities and Challenges for Air Sports

On 19 - 20 May 2017 the FAI Executive Board and the FAI Active Member in Germany, the Deutscher Aero Club (DAeC), met in Frankfurt. The main topic during the meetings: What does the fast development o....

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Five years ago on this day: A Microlight and Paramotor World Record st....

Five years ago on this day: A Microlight and Paramotor World Record st....

Today, 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....

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Two years ago: Father and son set African Record

Two years ago: Father and son set African Record

Two years ago on this day, Tijl Schmelzer and his father Bert were the very first to pass the 200 km/h barrier using thermals rather than mountain waves.

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Russian balloonist Fedor Konyukhov awarded  FAI - Breitling Pilot of t....

Russian balloonist Fedor Konyukhov awarded FAI - Breitling Pilot of t....

A Russian priest who circumnavigated the world in a balloon in record time has been presented the inaugural FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year Award at a ceremony in Switzerland yesterday, Thursday 17 ....

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 PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

Christian Ciech is one of the most successful pilots in competition hang gliding, and was FAI European and World Champion at the same time in 2016. We spoke to him…

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NASA’s top man Charles Bolden is still aiming for the stars

NASA’s top man Charles Bolden is still aiming for the stars

Charles Bolden, who has been awarded the prestigious FAI Gold Space Medal for 2016, knows about space. Not only has he been in orbit four times, but for the last seven years he has been at the head of....

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FAI European Gliding Championships -

Event ID

: 9747    

Bid:

259

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: Continental Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Club Class
Standard Class
20 meter Multi-seat Class

Place

: Moravská Třebová (Czech Rep.)

Date(s)

: 20 Jul to 06 Aug 2017


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FAI Junior World Gliding Championships -

Event ID

: 9751    

Bid:

284

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Club Class
Standard Class

Place

: Pociunai, Kaunas (Lithuania)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 13 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.jwgc2017.lt


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The World Games - The World Games

Event ID

: 9933    

Bid:

1631

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: The World Games

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Canopy Piloting

Place

: Wroclaw (Poland)

Date(s)

: 20 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.theworldgames2017.com/


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The World Games - The World Games

Event ID

: 9934    

Bid:

1631

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: The World Games

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Unlimited Aerobatics (Glider)

Place

: Wroclaw (Poland)

Date(s)

: 20 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.wroclaw.pl/the-world-games-2017


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The World Games - The World Games

Event ID

: 9935    

Bid:

1631

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: The World Games

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paramotor classes

Place

: Wroclaw (Poland)

Date(s)

: 20 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.theworldgames2017.com/


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FAI World Precision Flying Championship -

Event ID

: 10508    

Bid:

246

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Precision Flying

Place

: Spitzerberg (Austria)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 05 Aug 2017

Alternate dates

: 27 Jul to 02 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.wpfc2017.at


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FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship -

Event ID

: 11279    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 2 Cross country

Place

: Aspres sur Buech (France)

Date(s)

: 26 Jul to 06 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.mondialdepul2017.com/en/


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Wild Man's Trophy -

Event ID

: 11620    

Bid:

263

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5J (Thermal Gliders with electric motor and altimeter/motor run timer)

Place

: Lappeenranta (Finland)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.fxj.fi


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Slovenia Cup -

Event ID

: 11683    

Bid:

301

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5J (Thermal Gliders with electric motor and altimeter/motor run timer)

Place

: Vipava (Slovenia)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017


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Yangel Cup -

Event ID

: 11715    

Bid:

308

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS)
S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S7 (Scale)
S8E/P (Rocket Glider Duration and Precision Landing Models)
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)

Place

: Dnipropetrovs'k (Ukraine)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.frms.ua


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F3A World Cup Böheimkirchen -

Event ID

: 11769    

Bid:

246

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3A (Aerobatic Power Model Aircraft)

Place

: Böheimkirchen (Austria)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.mc-boeheimkirchen.at


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CanAm Cup -

Event ID

: 11782    

Bid:

310

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS)
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S8E/P (Rocket Glider Duration and Precision Landing Models)

Place

: Muskegon, Michigan (USA)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.nar.org/site/canamcup2017


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CanAm Cup -

Event ID

: 11783    

Bid:

310

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

S3A (Parachute Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S2/P (Precision Fragile Payload Competition)

Place

: Muskegon, Michigan (USA)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.nar.org/site/canamcup2017


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Sonnenwendpokal -

Event ID

: 11860    

Bid:

266

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3B (Thermal Soaring Gliders)

Place

: Nardt (Germany)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://fv-f3b.de


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Campeonato Brasileiro de Parapente 2da Etapa - Brazilian Open 2nd round -

Event ID

: 11901    

Bid:

806

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Pico do Gaviao (Brazil)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 05 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.abvl.net


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FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships -

Event ID

: 11931    

Bid:

294

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Unlimited Aerobatics (Glider)

Place

: Torun (Poland)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 05 Aug 2017


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FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships -

Event ID

: 11932    

Bid:

294

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Advanced Aerobatics (Glider)

Place

: Torun (Poland)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 05 Aug 2017


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Belarusian Open Helicopter Championship and World Cup stage 4 -

Event ID

: 12006    

Bid:

247

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Rotorcraft

Place

: Minsk (Belarus)

Date(s)

: 28 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.bohc2017.bfas.by/


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Covdin Open, Serbian league - 2nd round -

Event ID

: 12018    

Bid:

792

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Petrovac (Serbia)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Alternate dates

: 05 Aug to 06 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.vss.rs


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Ali Dagi Cup XC Open -

Event ID

: 12069    

Bid:

307

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Kayseri (Turkey)

Date(s)

: 25 Jul to 30 Jul 2017


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Сup of Yutsa-MAI -

Event ID

: 12121    

Bid:

612

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Yutsa (Russia)

Date(s)

: 24 Jul to 04 Aug 2017

Website

:http://yutsa.ru


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Klippeneck-Segelflug-Wettbewerb -

Event ID

: 12141    

Bid:

266

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Standard Class
20 meter Multi-seat Class
15 meter Class
18 meter Class
Open Class

Place

: Klippeneck (Germany)

Date(s)

: 28 Jul to 05 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.klippeneck-wb.de


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Petzen Open -

Event ID

: 12142    

Bid:

246

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: St Michael / Bleiburg (Austria)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.petzenflieger.at


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FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP -

Event ID

: 12149    

Bid:

300

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

18 meter Class

Place

: Partizanske (Slovakia)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 05 Aug 2017


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Palz - Alsace - Open -

Event ID

: 12152    

Bid:

266

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Le Treh, Fellering (France)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://airtribune.com/palz-alsace-open-2017


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Spanish Paragliding Open Ager -

Event ID

: 12161    

Bid:

669

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Ager (Spain)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.parapentectnp.com/competiciones


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Finnish OPen XC League Round 3 -

Event ID

: 12190    

Bid:

263

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Oripaa (Finland)

Date(s)

: 28 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://airtribune.com/finnish-open-cup17-round-3/info


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Junior Qualification Competition -

Event ID

: 12201    

Bid:

266

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Club Class
Standard Class

Place

: Stölln /Rhinow (Germany)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 03 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.edor.org


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Ozrenaline XC Doboj -

Event ID

: 12222    

Bid:

848

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Gostilj (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Date(s)

: 27 Jul to 30 Jul 2017


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Turkish Paragliding Accuracy League - Erzincan - Turkey -

Event ID

: 12234    

Bid:

307

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Erzincan (Turkey)

Date(s)

: 26 Jul to 20 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.thk.org.tr


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BHPA National Open Paragliding Accuracy Championship -

Event ID

: 12265    

Bid:

309

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Woldingham (United Kingdom)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Alternate dates

: 05 Aug to 06 Aug 2017

Website

:http://www.bhpa-accuracy.org.uk


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Upcoming Events

30 July 2017 2017 Krushevo Open - Krushevo (Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia)
30 July 2017 2017 Women Open / Challenge Feminin - Grand Bornand (France)
30 July 2017 2017 Ukraine & Moldova Open - Pylypets (Ukraine)
31 July 2017 3rd Southern Alps Big Task Open - Aspres sur Buech (France)
31 July 2017 2017 Int. German Flatlands Paragliding - Altes Lager (Germany)
03 August 2017 10th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships - Chotebor (Czech Rep.)
03 August 2017 20th Coupe d'Europe de Montgolfières & 25e Coupe du Monde des Dames - Blanzac - Porcheresse (France)
04 August 2017 2017 Cup of Pacific Ocean F2D - Vladivostok (Russia)
04 August 2017 10th Carpathia cup - Bekescsaba (Hungary)
04 August 2017 2017 Open Bulgarian National Skydiving Championships and East European Cup - Accuracy Landing - Erden, Montana (Bulgaria)
05 August 2017 2017 Paragliding World Cup - Switzerland - Disentis (Switzerland)
05 August 2017 10th International F3B Cup - Jesenik - Mikulovice (Czech Rep.)
05 August 2017 2017 Open Internacional F5J Concello do Porrino - O Porriño (Spain)
05 August 2017 2017 Budapest Cup - Szentes (Hungary)
05 August 2017 2017 Norwegian Cup 6 - Hemsedal (Norway)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

25 July 2017 Parachuting : 3 formations : 111 skydivers
23 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 175,77 m Cornelia Mihai (UAE)
23 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 164,62 m Andrew Woolf (AUS)
23 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 175,77 m Cornelia Mihai (UAE)
23 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 175,77 m Cornelia Mihai (UAE)
22 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 133,08 m Mateo Pagani (RSA)
22 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 172,34 m Paul Ropdriguez (USA)
22 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 134,62 m Jeannine Bartholomew (USA)
22 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 137,94 m Paulo Marquès (BRA)
22 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 119,32 m Maxine Tate (GBR)
22 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 196,52 m Cédric Veiga Rios (FRA)
22 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 167,89 m Abdulbari Qubaisi (UAE)
21 July 2017 Parachuting : Carved Speed 70m : 2,197 sec Cédric Veiga Rios (FRA)
21 July 2017 Parachuting : Carved Speed 70m : 2,289 sec Cornelia Mihai (UAE)
21 July 2017 Parachuting : Max Distance : 196,52 m Cédric Veiga Rios (FRA)
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