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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...

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.

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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2014 annual meeting of the FAI Astronautic Records Commission

2014 annual meeting of the FAI Astronautic Records Commission

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the FAI Astronautic Records Commission (ICARE) was held on 25 April 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

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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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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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Current Events

until 27 July 2014 2014 Portuguese Paragliding League - Castelo de Vide Castelo de Vide (Portugal)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Best of Diedams Schoppernau (Austria)
until 31 July 2014 2014 XC HG Siberian Cup Kurai, Altai (Russia)
until 28 July 2014 2014 All-Russian Competition in individual accuracy landing for the award of the Ingushetia Republic's President Nazran (Russia)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Burgas Burgas (Bulgaria)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Russian Open Championship Kurai, Altai (Russia)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Paragliding Accuracy Japan Championship in Shishiku Shishikukougen (Japan)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Polster Pokal Präbichi, Styria (Austria)
until 10 August 2014 33rd FAI World Gliding Championships Leszno (Poland)
until 27 July 2014 21st FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship Rio Claro, SP (Brazil)
until 27 July 2014 2014 World Cup Open Magnitogorsk - Category F2 - Control Line Circular Flight Magnitogorsk (Russia)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Speedracer cup - Category F2 - Control Line Circular Flight Vilnius (Lithuania)
until 27 July 2014 2014 French Alpine Cup - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight Briançon (France)
until 27 July 2014 2014 A Caniza F3B World Cup - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight A Caniza, Pontevedra (Spain)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Euskal Cup - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight Itxassou (France)
until 27 July 2014 2014 EUROTOUR - Rhönflug Cup - Category F5 - Radio Controlled Electric Powered Flight Oberleichtersbach (Germany)
until 29 July 2014 2014 Yangel Cup - Category S - Space Models Dniepropetrovsk (Ukraine)
until 29 July 2014 2014 Yangel Cup - Category S - Space Models Dniepropetrovsk (Ukraine)
until 02 August 2014 17th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships Torun (Poland)
until 27 July 2014 2014 Gdynia - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Gdynia (Poland)
until 02 August 2014 5th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships Torun (Poland)
until 27 July 2014 1st FAI European Paramotor Slalom Championships Couhé (France)
until 28 July 2014 2014 FAI Asian-Oceanic Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

Upcoming Events

27 July 2014 2014 Championnat Régional Champagne Ardennes Joinville Mussey (France)
27 July 2014 2014 Czech Regional Championship Tabor (Czech Rep.)
28 July 2014 2014 FAI Junior World Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft Salonta (Romania)
28 July 2014 2014 International German Flatlands Hanggliding Altes Lager (Germany)
28 July 2014 2014 Slovenia, Croatia, B&H, Serbia Paragliding Open National Championship Kopaonik (Serbia)
29 July 2014 2014 Concours International de Bailleau Bailleau (France)
29 July 2014 2014 Concours Amical de Bailleau Bailleau (France)
29 July 2014 2014 Mercimektepe XC Open Tokat (Turkey)
30 July 2014 2014 Shumen-XC Open Shumen (Bulgaria)
31 July 2014 6th Open Borgava Cup 2014 Borgava (Ukraine)

 

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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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Read the extraordinary story of manned spaceflight.

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There are 150 pilots in Paragliding Worlds