Friday, 24 September 2010 16:35
Up to 21 teams from 12 countries around the world will compete in the 54th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett. Taking off at dusk from a site near Bristol, the team which flies the furthest distance from the start point wins the race.
Tuesday, 08 December 2009 00:05
Stéphane Desprez, former Competition Director of the 2008 Rugby World Cup in France, has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the FAI – the World Air Sports Federation. He will formally take up his appointment in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 1st February 2010.
Monday, 07 September 2009 06:56
The “53rd Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett”, the famous international FAI aeronautical race, was launched Saturday evening from the Vessy Sports Center in Geneva (Switzerland).
16 gas-balloon teams from 8 nations participate in this race which started with a dramatic night-launch in perfect weather conditions.
Saturday, 21 March 2009 13:03
The 2009 Inductees into the Hall of Fame were:
Nominated for the Hall of Fame was: