FAI Ballooning Commission Hall of Fame

The 2009 Inductees into the Hall of Fame were:

 Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones

Nominated for the Hall of Fame was:

  • Michio Kanda (Japan)

2009 CIA Plenary Meeting (11 - 14 March 2009)

The agenda for the 2009 Plenary Meeting in Lauanne, Switzerland has been published and can be downloaded from the CIA Meetings Web page.

CIA Newsletter Autumn 2008

The Autumn 2008 CIA Newsletter has now been published.

CIA Conference Agendas and Minutes

Agenda and Minute files are large but compressed and contain all of the appendices and attachments of each meeting. Due to their size PowerPoint presentations, video clips and large documents are attached separately.  

2011 Tokyo, Japan (9 - 12 March)


2008 CIA Plenary Meeting (5 - 8 March 2008)

Download the complete minutes and agenda from the CIA Meetings Web page.

2008 International Youth Camp

The 2008 International Youth Camp will be held near Stuttgart, Germany. Please see the invitation forms for more details.

2008 CIA Conference

Information and the agenda for the 2008 CIA Conference have now been published on the website. The 2008 CIA Conference will take place in Salzburg, Austria, on 5-8 March 2008.

Press Release - Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett

I am pleased to be in a position to close our calendar year with the good news that the 52nd in 2008 will take place in Albuquerque (USA). The CIA Bureau has decided to accept the bid from the USA, to grant a sanction to the organizers, and recommend the ratification of this decision to the 2008 CIA Plenary meeting. The event details can be found here. In addition, I am pleased to announce that five NAC have declared that they will bid for the organization of the 53rd Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett in 2009, namely

  • Germany
  • Luxembourg
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • USA

JC Weber, President FAI Ballooning Commission

CIA Newsletter Autumn 2007

The Automn 2007 CIA Newsletter has now been published and can be downloaded from the CIA Newsletters page.

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