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Executive Board and Liaison Officers in Dubai to Discuss the FAI World Air Games

FAI officials gathered in Dubai this week to get to know the members of the Organising Committee, th...

Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

The FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the ou...

FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships

From 22nd July to 2nd August, Torun (Poland) became an air arena for the world’s best aerobatic glid...

Get the Bug for Air Sports with the new FAI Video

The FAI has released a new video featuring all air sports activities under the umbrella of the Feder...

FAI World Air Games 2015 to be Staged in Dubai

The FAI announced today that the 2015 edition of the FAI World Air Games has been awarded to the Uni...

Executive Board and Liaison Officers in Dubai  to Discuss the FAI Worl....

Executive Board and Liaison Officers in Dubai to Discuss the FAI Worl....

FAI officials gathered in Dubai this week to get to know the members of the Organising Committee, the host city and the competition venues of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. A series of meetings w....

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Main decisions taken at the FAI Aerobatics Commission 2014 Annual Meet....

Main decisions taken at the FAI Aerobatics Commission 2014 Annual Meet....

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the FAI Aerobatics Commission (CIVA) was held on 7 and 8 November 2014 in Wroclaw, Poland. During the meeting, the new Subcommittee ICT (Information and Communication Techn....

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Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

The FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the outstanding dedication and contribution to air sports.Aerobatics pilot Aude Lemordant, Breitling Young....

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FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships

FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships

From 22nd July to 2nd August, Torun (Poland) became an air arena for the world’s best aerobatic glider pilots. 68 of them from 14 countries competed over Pomerania Airfield in the FAI World Glider A....

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Get the Bug for Air Sports with the new FAI Video

Get the Bug for Air Sports with the new FAI Video

The FAI has released a new video featuring all air sports activities under the umbrella of the Federation. The 3-minute film succinctly presents the FAI sports and includes footage of FAI internationa....

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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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Upcoming Events

22 July 2015 20th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships Deva (Romania)
05 August 2015 18th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships Zbraslavice (Czech Rep.)
05 August 2015 6th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships Zbraslavice (Czech Rep.)
20 August 2015 28th FAI World Aerobatic Championships Châteauroux-Déols (France)
01 December 2015 2015 FAI World Air Games Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
20 July 2016 19th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships Matkopuszta (Hungary)
20 July 2016 7th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships Matkopuszta (Hungary)
04 August 2016 12th FAI World Advanced Aerobatic Championships Radom (Poland)
20 July 2017 2017 The World Games Wroclaw (Poland)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

15 November 2015 Parachuting : Longest sequence : 23 formations
17 December 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 950.00 km/h Robert S. Mckenney (USA)
13 December 2014 Rotorcraft : Speed over a recognised course : 240.52 km/h Raymond Pearson (AUS)
13 December 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 185.00 km/h Guy Bechtold (LUX)
13 December 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 750 km : 167.12 km/h Bostjan Pristavec (SLO)
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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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