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Mikhail Mamistov gets ready for the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championship

As the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championships in Moravská Trebova (CZE) is coming up in Augu...

Hungary eyes double-gold at the FAI World Aerobatic Glider Championships

Ferenc Toth stands on the brink of victory at the FAI World Aerobatic Glider Championships in Hungar...

19th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships takes off

The 19th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships start on Wednesday 20 July 2016 – and there w...

Tamás Abranyi prepares for the 19th FAI Glider Aerobatic World Championships

Some of the world’s best Glider Aerobatic pilots are heading to Hungary later this month, for a 10-d...

Gearing up for the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championships 2016

The Czech Republic is gearing up to host the 20th European Aerobatic Championship at the end of Augu...

Workshop and Test Events Ahead of The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw

A three day workshop took place this week in Wroclaw, Poland, as part of the preparation for the W...

Mikhail Mamistov gets ready for the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Champi....

Mikhail Mamistov gets ready for the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Champi....

As the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championships in Moravská Trebova (CZE) is coming up in August 2016, the powered aerobatic Champion, Mikhail Mamistov and his team Russia, is preparing for the....

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Hungary eyes double-gold at the FAI World Aerobatic Glider Championshi....

Hungary eyes double-gold at the FAI World Aerobatic Glider Championshi....

Ferenc Toth stands on the brink of victory at the FAI World Aerobatic Glider Championships in Hungary as the competition enters its final rounds. The current World Champion has defended his title stro....

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19th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships takes off

19th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships takes off

The 19th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships start on Wednesday 20 July 2016 – and there will be brand new trophies for the winners at the end of the 10-day competition. The competition i....

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WACL and CIVA at signing ceremony in China

WACL and CIVA at signing ceremony in China

  Many months of negotiations between CIVA President Nick Buckenham and British and Chinese executives from World Air Carnival Ltd., a UK based company dedicated to mounting a new series of aero....

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Tamás Abranyi prepares for the 19th FAI Glider Aerobatic World Champi....

Tamás Abranyi prepares for the 19th FAI Glider Aerobatic World Champi....

Some of the world’s best Glider Aerobatic pilots are heading to Hungary later this month, for a 10-day competition that will see two world champions crowned. Running in parallel, the 19th FAI Glider....

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Five minutes with Breitling pilot Aude Lemordant

Five minutes with Breitling pilot Aude Lemordant

If you're boarding an Air France Boeing 777 and there is a pretty, blond pilot called Aude Lemordant in the cockpit, you can relax in the knowledge that you're in safe hands. The petite Frenchwoman i....

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José Luis Aresti Aguirre

José Luis Aresti Aguirre

José Luis Aresti Aguirre (1917-2003) is a true legend in the world of aerobatics. Born in Bilbao, Spain, Aresti became a flyer in the 1930s in time to get involved in the Civil War where he served a....

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Johan Gustafsson

Johan Gustafsson

Age 20 Location Dala-Järna, Sweden Profession I am currently studying at the University College in Borlänge to become a machine engineer. Years in Gliding  5, since 2....

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Current Events

FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships

Event ID

: 10391    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Unlimited Aerobatics (Glider)

Place

: Matkopuszta (Hungary)

Date(s)

: 20 Jul to 30 Jul 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships

Event ID

: 10392    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Advanced Aerobatics (Glider)

Place

: Matkopuszta (Hungary)

Date(s)

: 20 Jul to 30 Jul 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

Upcoming Events

04 August 2016 12th FAI World Advanced Aerobatic Championships Radom (Poland)
20 August 2016 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championships Moravská Třebová (Czech Rep.)
20 July 2017 2017 The World Games Wroclaw (Poland)
03 August 2017 10th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships Chotebor (Czech Rep.)
16 August 2017 29th FAI World Aerobatic Championships Hoedspruit (South Africa)
03 August 2018 21st FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships Zbraslavice (Czech Rep.)
03 August 2018 9th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships Zbraslavice (Czech Rep.)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

23 July 2016 Hang Gliding and Paragliding : Straight distance to a declared goal : 271,8 km Martin Morlet (FRA)
23 July 2016 Ballooning : Shortest time around the world : 272 h 11 min Fedor Konyukhov (RUS)
23 July 2016 Ballooning : Shortest time around the world : 272 h 11 min Fedor Konyukhov (RUS)
23 July 2016 Ballooning : Shortest time around the world : 272 h 11 min Fedor Konyukhov (RUS)
23 July 2016 Ballooning : Distance : 34'000 km Fedor Konyukhov (RUS)
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FAI and CIVA Awards

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FAI and CIVA trophies, medals, and diplomas aim at giving public recognition to those who have reached the highest pinnacles of achievement in aerobatic competition.

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Results

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Results of FAI Aerobatics Championships can be consulted on the Event Calendar and Results page or on the CIVA results website (along with the Contest data files, since 2008)

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Aresti Aerobatic Catalogue

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The Aresti Aerobatic Catalogue (Condensed) for power and glider aerobatics is available through the Aresti System S.L website.

 

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