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2013 FAI Annual Report available now !

The 2013 FAI Annual Report, which gives an overview of last year’s activities and achievements of th...

Green airsports honoured with new environmental award

The FAI Environmental Commission (EnvC) has established the Angelo d’Arrigo Diploma, a new FAI envir...

FAI World Championships events selected for full Breitling branding and support for 2014

The FAI and Breitling are pleased to announce the FAI World Championships events selected for full B...

Le Vot is the new aerobatic world champion !

French pilot François Le Vot stole the gold at the 27th FAI World Aerobatic Championships that too...

World glider and advanced glider aerobatic events in Oripää, Finland

Click here to see the pictures of the two competitions

8th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships in Radom, Poland

The competition took place from 1 to 11 August 2013

2013 FAI Annual Report available now !

2013 FAI Annual Report available now !

The 2013 FAI Annual Report, which gives an overview of last year’s activities and achievements of the Federation, has been released.     View online Flipbook     Do....

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Green airsports honoured with new environmental award

Green airsports honoured with new environmental award

The FAI Environmental Commission (EnvC) has established the Angelo d’Arrigo Diploma, a new FAI environmental award which aims at recognising and promoting major contributions in the field of environ....

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FAI names Susanne Schödel  as new Secretary General

FAI names Susanne Schödel as new Secretary General

The FAI is pleased to announce the appointment of Susanne Schödel as its new Secretary General, starting on 1 March 2014. Schödel, a 41 year old German native, combines experience in airsports, mana....

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FAI World Championships events selected for full Breitling branding an....

FAI World Championships events selected for full Breitling branding an....

The FAI and Breitling are pleased to announce the FAI World Championships events selected for full Breitling branding and support for 2014. This year the focus is on a smaller number of events and an....

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Main decisions taken at the FAI Aerobatics Commission 2013 Annual Meet....

Main decisions taken at the FAI Aerobatics Commission 2013 Annual Meet....

The 2013 Annual Meeting of the FAI Aerobatics Commission (CIVA) was held on 8 and 9 November 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia. During the meeting, FAI President John Grubbström presented Mike Heuer fro....

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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 2014 17th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships Torun (Poland)
22 July 2014 5th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships Torun (Poland)
07 August 2014 11th FAI World Advanced Aerobatic Championships Dubnica nad Váhom (Slovakia)
23 August 2014 19th FAI European Aerobatic Championships Matkopuszta Airport (Hungary)
27 November 2014 4th FAI World YAK 52 Aerobatic Championship Mossel Bay (South Africa)
27 November 2014 1st FAI World Intermediate Aerobatic Championship Mossel Bay (South Africa)
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.)
19 August 2015 28th FAI World Aerobatic Championships Châteauroux-Déols (France)
More events

 

Latest FAI World Record Claims

13 April 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 660 km/h Brett C. Rundle (USA)
13 April 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 830 km/h Brett C. Rundle (USA)
12 April 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a 3 km course : 609 km/h Wesley E. Behel Jr. (USA)
12 April 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Time to climb to a height of 3 000 m : 2 min Wesley E. Behel Jr. (USA)
12 April 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a 15 km course : 610 km/h Wesley E. Behel Jr. (USA)
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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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3h 54m 59s = World Record manpowered aircraft

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There are 150 pilots in Paragliding Worlds