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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...

21 May 2000: The Story of Lindsay Muir's Hot Air Balloon World Record

Balloon World Record not broken since We are pleased to continue our series of world record celeb...

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...

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

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

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 Federatio....

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21 May 2000: The Story of Lindsay Muir's Hot Air Balloon World Record

21 May 2000: The Story of Lindsay Muir's Hot Air Balloon World Record

Balloon World Record not broken since We are pleased to continue our series of world record celebrations with an exceptional woman in ballooning sp....

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

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 Organisers to the Executive Board, the FAI Head Office,....

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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 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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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)
29 June 2016 3rd FAI Junior World Hot Air Balloon Championship Marijampole (Lithuania)
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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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