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Main decisions taken at the FAI Ballooning Commission 2012 Annual Meeting

logo cia 01 cmyk -ptThe 2012 Annual Meeting of the FAI Ballooning Commission (CIA) was held on 23 and 24 March 2012 in Birstonas, Lithuania. 

Here are the main decisions that have been taken during the meeting:

Future competitions

The organisation of the following competitions has been awarded:

2012

  • 1st FAI Junior World Hot Air Balloon, Marijampolé (LTU)
  • LUXGSM - World Balloon Trophy 2012, Echternach (LUX)
  • 2012 FAI Tochigi Hot Air Balloon Internation Championship, Utsunomiya, Haga and Motegi (JPN)
  • 12th FAI Debrecen Hot Air Balloon International Cup, Debrecen (HUN)

2013

  • 57th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, Nancy (FRA)
  • 18th FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship, Wloclawek (POL)

 2014

  • 1st FAI Women’s World Hot Air Balloon Championship, Leszno (POL)
  • 21st FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship, São Carlos (BRA)

Bureau Elections   

President : Jean-Claude WEBER (LUX)
1st Vice President : Hans AKERSTEDT (SWE)
2nd Vice President : Uwe SCHNEIDER (GER)
3rd Vice President : Mark SULLIVAN (USA)
Secretary : Alex NAGORSKY (CAN)

Technical Representatives & Special Duties

CASI : Jean-Claude WEBER (LUX)
EnvC : Steve IRELAND (AUS)
CIMP : David BAREFORD (GBR)
CANS : Mathijs DE BRUIJN (NED)
CIEA : Volker LÖSCHHORN (GER)

Youth camp

The Plenary agreed to support the 12th International Youth Camp in Germany with a donation of 2000 Euros to assist in the promotion and operation of the camp.

Next meeting

The next FAI Ballooning Commission annual meeting will take place on 22 to 23 March 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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