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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...

50 years later, Bykovsky's record for longest solo flight on a spacecraft still intact

50 years after his solo flight onboard a soviet spaceship, Valery Fiodorovich Bykovsky, born in...

Astronautic Medals and Diplomas

The FAI is awarding every year a number of prestigious Astronautic Medals and Diplomas.

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 Secretary General Badan to step down from his position - Search fo....

FAI Secretary General Badan to step down from his position - Search fo....

The FAI has announced that Jean-Marc Badan is to step down as FAI Secretary General, effective 30 November 2013. The FAI Executive Board has created a high priority working group to search for his rep....

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50 years later, Bykovsky's record for longest solo flight on a spacecr....

50 years later, Bykovsky's record for longest solo flight on a spacecr....

50 years after his solo flight onboard a soviet spaceship, Valery Fiodorovich Bykovsky, born in 1934, is still the holder of the world record for duration in the "Spacecraft with one astronaut" c....

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Current Events

until 20 April 2014 2014 PG Accuracy Northwest Federal district open Championship St. Petersburg (Russia)
until 19 April 2014 2014 XC Open Antofagasta Antofagasta (Chile)
until 21 April 2014 2014 Korea Open Championship - Gochang GoChang (Korea)
until 19 April 2014 2014 Naloev Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight Nalchik (Russia)
until 19 April 2014 2014 La Muela F3F - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight Alarilla, Guadalajara (Spain)
until 21 April 2014 2014 Australian Skydiving Nationals York (Australia)
until 19 April 2014 2014 Passover Open - Israel free flight competition - Category F1 - Free Flight Orim (Spain)
until 19 April 2014 2014 Passover Open - Israel free flight competition - Category F1 - Free Flight Orim (Israel)
until 20 April 2014 2014 Open Internacional de Ala delta Sierra de Cádiz / International HG Open Sierra de Cadiz El Bosque & Algodonales - Cadiz (Spain)

 

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Astronautic records

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Astronautic Medals and Diplomas

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The FAI is awarding every year a number of prestigious Astronautic Medals and Diplomas.

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History of Manned Spaceflight

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