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1st World Cup in Wingsuit Performance Flying - Day 5 - 29th May 2015

Espen Fadnes1st World Cup Winner in Wingsuit Performance Flying 2015Click HERE for the...

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...

2015 Australian Masters (F3A) in Sydney, Australia

Glenn Orchard (AUS) won this world cup event. Check out the pictures !

Solar Impulse Team Still Waiting for Good Weather Conditions to Cross the Pacific Ocean

Although Swiss pilot André Borschberg was getting ready for a possible take-off tonight from Nanjing...

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...

Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame  Marks Star....

Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Marks Star....

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 World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Handover Ceremony and A....

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Handover Ceremony and A....

The FAI will stage an exceptional ceremony at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursday 28 May 2015: the FAI World Air Games Flame will be lit and handed over to the representatives of ....

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FAI Announces Winners of the 2015 FAI Young Artists Contest

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 international jury selected the three best paintings for each of the categories: Junior (ages 6-9), In....

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 A Series of Fruitful Meetings Ahead of the FAI World Air Ga....

A Series of Fruitful Meetings Ahead of the FAI World Air Ga....

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, the Air Sports Commissions and experts, is in ful....

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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 Pierre Duval, President of the FAI Environmental Commis....

Interview with Pierre Duval, President of the FAI Environmental Commis....

Frenchman Pierre Duval, 50, is the new President of the FAI Environmental Commission (EnvC) since his election by the Delegates during the last annual meeting of the Commission in February 2013. He ....

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Tony Iberler, youngest pilot ever to participate in a world helicopter....

Tony Iberler, youngest pilot ever to participate in a world helicopter....

Tony Iberler qualified as an Helicopter Pilot in Germany on his 17th birthday, one year before he can legally drive a car. In 2012, still aged 17, he was selected as a member of the German National T....

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Interview with John Dickenson, recipient of the FAI Gold Air Medal

Interview with John Dickenson, recipient of the FAI Gold Air Medal

At the 2012 FAI Awards Ceremony held yesterday in Antalya, Turkey, John Dickenson was presented with the FAI Gold Air Medal by FAI President John Grubbström for his great contribution to the developm....

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Maxim Sotnikov (RUS): Helicopter Pilot

Maxim Sotnikov (RUS): Helicopter Pilot

Although Maxim Sotnikov learned to fly helicopters only 6 years ago, he is already one of the world’s best pilots and will be one to watch at the 14th FAI World Helicopter Championship that will t....

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Pál Tákats (HUN): Paragliding Aerobatics Champion

Pál Tákats (HUN): Paragliding Aerobatics Champion

At 16 years old, Pál knew that paragliding was going to be more than just the next new hobby sport for him. Dedicating his time to flying from the day he left school, he and his young and talented Hu....

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until 01 June 2015 2015 Aspreggeloi Open Aspraggeloi, Ioannina (Greece)
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until 31 May 2015 2015 Kaiserwinkl Austrian Open Kössen, Tirol (Austria)
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until 07 June 2015 2015 Campionato Italiano Classe Unica Ferrara (Italy)
until 31 May 2015 2015 Turkish Paragliding Accuracy League 4th round - Sakarya Serdivan (Turkey)
until 31 May 2015 32nd Srem Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight Aradac - Zrenjanin (Serbia)
until 31 May 2015 28th Concours International de Pepinster - Category F2 - Control Line Circular Flight Pepinster (Belgium)
until 01 June 2015 2015 Khimki Cup - Category F2 - Control Line Circular Flight Khimki (Russia)
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until 31 May 2015 2015 Örebro Open F3B - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight Örebro (Sweden)
until 31 May 2015 2015 F3K EUROTOUR Tyrnaarlo - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight Tynarlo (Netherlands)
until 31 May 2015 2015 EUROTOUR F5J - Category F5 - Radio Controlled Electric Powered Flight Lanskroun (Czech Rep.)
until 31 May 2015 17th EUROTOUR - Coppa Pratese 2015 - Category F5 - Radio Controlled Electric Powered Flight S.Giorgio Colonica (Italy)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

22 May 2015 Microlights and paramotors : Altitude : 3'132 m Matthew Smith (AUS)
18 May 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a Commercial Airline Route : 770 km/h David E. Gurney (USA)
05 May 2015 Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling : Duration: 228 : 1h 38 min 38 sec Bernard Bilquey (FRA)
04 May 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 710.00 km/h Daniel G. Raffaelli (USA)
28 April 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a closed circuit of 2 000 km without payload : 451.00 km/h John S. Brush (USA)
28 April 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 830.00 km/h Jeremy A Schneider (USA)
26 April 2015 Hang Gliding and Paragliding : Straight distance to a declared goal : 156.3 km Kathleen Rigg (GBR)
26 April 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 1000.00 km/h Eric L. Henman (USA)
24 April 2015 Parachuting : Distance : 164.00 m Cornelia Mihai (UAE)
24 April 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 840.00 km/h Brett C. Rundle (USA)
24 April 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 920.00 km/h Eric L. Henman (USA)
24 April 2015 Parachuting : Carved Speed 70m : 2.019 sec Mohammed Baker (UAE)
24 April 2015 Parachuting : Carved Speed 70m : 2.019 sec Mohammed Baker (UAE)
23 April 2015 Powered Aeroplanes : Speed over a recognised course : 665.00 km/h Jeremy A Schneider (USA)
22 April 2015 Microlights and paramotors : Altitude : 5'066 m Anthony Green (GBR)
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2015 FAI Young Artists Contest

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This year's theme is "Create a poster for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015". Give free rein to your imagination – you might earn one of the Gold, Silver or Bronze Medals!

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