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Event Website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Now Up and Running

FAI invites you to visit the new event website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. Managed by th...

Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Marks Starts to Global Event Promotion

In a symbolic gesture, today the torch of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 was lit and handed over...

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Handover Ceremony and Airshow to Take Place on 28 May in Lausanne

The FAI will stage an exceptional ceremony at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursd...

Do you need a TUE?

The FAI is continuing its actions to keep air sports clean from doping. In that frame, we are tryin...

FAI Announces Winners of the 2015 FAI Young Artists Contest

The FAI is pleased to announce the list of the winners for the 2015 FAI Young Artists Contest. An in...

A Series of Fruitful Meetings Ahead of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

As the 200-day mark to the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 approaches, everyone, from the Event Organ...

Event Website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015  Now Up and Runni....

Event Website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Now Up and Runni....

FAI invites you to visit the new event website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. Managed by the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) as the host of the event, it offers quick and easy access to ....

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Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame  Marks Starts to Glob....

Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Marks Starts to Glob....

In a symbolic gesture, today the torch of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 was lit and handed over today by FAI to the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) as the Games Organising Committee. The cer....

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FAI Annual Report: 2014 Edition Is Out!

FAI Annual Report: 2014 Edition Is Out!

We are thrilled to share the new 2014 FAI Annual Report. In these pages you will be taken on a journey through the various events and activities of the Federation. View online Flipbook Download P....

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Interview with Alexey Leonov, the First Man to Walk in Outer Space

Interview with Alexey Leonov, the First Man to Walk in Outer Space

On 18 March 1965, FAI celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first space-walk. Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov achieved this feat during the Voshkod 2 mission. He stayed out in space for 12 min 9 sec,....

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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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Interview with Alexey Leonov, the First Man to Walk in Outer Space

Interview with Alexey Leonov, the First Man to Walk in Outer Space

On 18 March 1965, FAI celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first space-walk. Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov achieved this feat during the Voshkod 2 mission. He stayed out in space for 12 min 9 sec,....

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18 March 1965: Leonov Successfully Made the First Spacewalk

18 March 1965: Leonov Successfully Made the First Spacewalk

Today is a special day in the history of space exploration. It is the day, 50 years ago, that Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov became the first person to walk in space.

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Current Events

until 02 August 2015 9th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships Deva (Romania)
until 01 August 2015 2015 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP Zar (Poland)
until 01 August 2015 2015 Int. German Open Kobarid (Slovenia)
until 07 September 2015 2015 ASIANIA "EMAX" video competition Location to be advised (To be advised)
until 01 August 2015 2015 FAI F3B World Championship for Model Gliders Arnhem (Netherlands)
until 01 August 2015 2015 Polish, Czech and Slovak Paragliding Open Championship Krusevo (Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia)
until 31 July 2015 2015 International German Flatlands Hanggliding Altes Lager (Germany)
until 02 August 2015 2015 Transilvania XC Balea (Romania)
until 02 August 2015 2015 FAI F3J European Championship for Model Gliders Dupnitsa (Bulgaria)
until 01 August 2015 2015 Arboga Open Arboga (Sweden)
until 03 August 2015 2015 FAI F1 World Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
until 03 August 2015 2015 Kazakhstan Open Paragliding Championship Bolshenarym (Kazakhstan)
until 02 August 2015 3rd Cameli XC Open - Paragliding Cross Contry Competition Cameli (Turkey)
until 31 July 2015 2015 Championnat de France Delta Chabre International Laragne-Monteglin (France)
until 01 August 2015 7th Open Borgava Cup 2015 Borgava (Ukraine)
until 01 August 2015 2015 Aseer international Paragliding Championship 4 Alsodha (Saudi Arabia)
until 08 August 2015 2015 Czech Regional championship Hodkovice (Czech Rep.)

Upcoming Events

31 July 2015 2015 Klochkov Cup - Category S - Space Models Kaliningrad (Russia)
31 July 2015 19th Coupe d'Europe de Montgolfières et 24 ème Coupe du Monde des Dames Mainfonds (Angoulême), Charente (France)
31 July 2015 2015 Klippeneck-Segelflug-Wettbewerb Klippeneck (Germany)
31 July 2015 2015 Leti Svobodno Shumen - PG Accuracy League 2nd round Shumen (Bulgaria)
31 July 2015 2015 East Taiwan Valley Paragliding Accuracy National Open Championship & Pre-PGAWC event Luye Gaotai, Taitung County (Chinese Taipei)
31 July 2015 2015 Honer Ratchaburi Paragliding Championship Open Khao Son, Ratchaburi (Thailand)
01 August 2015 8th FAI Women's World Gliding Championship Arnborg (Denmark)
01 August 2015 1st FAI World 13.5m Class Gliding Championship Pociunai, Kaunas (Lithuania)
01 August 2015 2015 Azay Le Brulé Inter - Category F1 - Free Flight Beauvoir-sur-Niort (France)
01 August 2015 2015 Lithuanian National Championship Pociunai, Kaunas (Lithuania)

 

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Astronautic records

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Browse the list of 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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Read the extraordinary story of manned spaceflight.

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