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FAI Environmental Commission Newsletter - April 2015

The FAI Environmental Commission has been acting quietly for years, considering and preparing advice...

FAI Invites Nominations for the Breitling Milestone Trophy and the Breitling Youngster Award

We are now calling for nominations for the FAI-Breitling Awards for 2015: the Breitling Milestone Tr...

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 jour...

Sports and Disciplines Selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Revealed

The FAI has today announced the list of the 11 sports and 24 disciplines selected for the FAI World ...

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Roll Out New Logo

The Event Organising Committee of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 unveiled the new logo for the...

Two Eagles Balloon Lands in Mexico After Crossing the Pacific Ocean in a Record Time

Two Eagles Balloon landed on Saturday just off the Baja coast near La Poza Grande in Mexico, at six ...

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 t....

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Main decisions taken at the FAI Ballooning Commission 2015 Annual Meeting

Main decisions taken at the FAI Ballooning Commission 2015 Annual Meeting

The 2015 Annual Meeting of the FAI Ballooning Commission (CIA) was held on 20 and 21 March 2015 in Lausanne, Switzerland.  Troy Bradley and Leon....

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Sports and Disciplines Selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Reve....

Sports and Disciplines Selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Reve....

The FAI has today announced the list of the 11 sports and 24 disciplines selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. More than 1000 athletes, cre....

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Two Eagles Balloon Lands in Mexico After Crossing the Pacific Ocean in a Re....

Two Eagles Balloon Lands in Mexico After Crossing the Pacific Ocean in a Re....

Two Eagles Balloon landed on Saturday just off the Baja coast near La Poza Grande in Mexico, at six days, 16 hours and 37 minutes into the mission aft....

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Executive Board and Liaison Officers in Dubai  to Discuss the FAI World Air....

Executive Board and Liaison Officers in Dubai to Discuss the FAI World Air....

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 ....

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Upcoming Events

31 July 2015 19th Coupe d'Europe de Montgolfières et 24 ème Coupe du Monde des Dames Mainfonds (Angoulême), Charente (France)
11 August 2015 19th FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship Debrecen (Hungary)
27 August 2015 59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett Pau (France)
15 September 2015 3rd FAI Women's European Hot Air Balloon Championship Drenthe (Netherlands)
28 October 2015 2015 Saga International Balloon Fiesta Saga (Japan)
01 December 2015 2015 FAI World Air Games Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
05 July 2016 2nd FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship Birstonas (Lithuania)
30 October 2016 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship Saga (Japan)
04 September 2017 4th FAI Women's European Hot Air Balloon Championship Leszno (Poland)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

31 January 2015 Ballooning : Distance : 10 710.00 km Troy Bradley (USA)
31 January 2015 Ballooning : Duration : 160 h 43 min Troy Bradley (USA)
13 January 2015 Ballooning : Duration : 7h 24min 35 sec Sandra Rolfe (CAN)
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Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett

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The Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett is the most prestigious event in aviation and the ultimate challenge for the balloon pilots and their equipment.

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Hall of Fame

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Where Legends meet.

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CIA 2013 Newsletter

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The CIA 2013 Newsletter is now available for downloading.

The newsletter is formated for letter size paper.

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IOC Recognised

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3h 54m 59s = World Record manpowered aircraft

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Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth

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There are 150 pilots in Paragliding Worlds