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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...

Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors at The World Games 2017

The FAI is pleased to announce that Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors ...

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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Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors at The W....

Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors at The W....

The FAI is pleased to announce that Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors have been selected by the IWGA (International World Games Association) for The World Games 2017 in W....

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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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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

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.)
20 August 2015 28th FAI World Aerobatic Championships Châteauroux-Déols (France)
01 December 2015 2015 FAI World Air Games Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
03 August 2017 2017 The World Games Wroclaw (Poland)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

30 October 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 848.69 km/h Johannes Hesshaimer (GER)
27 October 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 897.35 km/h Johannes Hesshaimer (GER)
25 October 2014 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 922.92 km/h Johannes Hesshaimer (GER)
25 October 2014 Parachuting : Largest head-down formation : 57 parachutists
24 October 2014 Parachuting : Exit altitude : 41'420 m Alan Eustace (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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