Thursday, 20 December 2012 09:53
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 Team participating in the 14th FAI World Helicopter Championship, Moscow. The youngest ever pilot to participate at that high level. He won second place in his class.
Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant awarded to Reichert for the "Atlas" Human-Powered Helicopter project
Friday, 19 October 2012 12:04
During yesterday's Awards Ceremony of the 106th FAI General Conference in Antalya, Turkey, Todd Reichert was announced to be selected as the winner of the prize of the Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant for the project called "Atlas" Human-Powered Helicopter.
Thursday, 31 May 2012 15:47
Sunday 27th May at Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield, Wellesbourne, England
David Monks has flown the FAI On-line Helicopter Competition in one minute and 17 seconds scoring 290 points out of a possible 300 points. Caroline Gough-Cooper was in the cockpit as crewman. The event was scored and witnessed by three international judges - Roy Harford, Julian Darker and Arno Glover.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012 12:17
The FAI Rotorcraft Commission (CIG) announces the preliminary results of their worldwide search to find the youngest qualified helicopter pilots.
Monday, 19 March 2012 15:30
The 2012 Annual Meeting of the FAI Rotorcraft Commission (CIG) was held on 8 and 9 March 2012 in Lausanne (Switzerland).
Thursday, 29 September 2011 15:11
Jean-Marc Badan, the previous FAI Sports Director and Deputy to the Secretary General, has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the FAI – the International Air Sports Federation. He will formally take up his appointment in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 1st October 2011.
Monday, 07 March 2011 16:31
Here are the main decisions that have been taken during the CIG 2011 Annual Meeting held on 3 and 4 March 2011:
Monday, 08 March 2010 23:10
At the Plenary Dinner the Commission hosted Max and Angela Bishop as their principal guests. Max received a gift of part of a tail rotor from a Huey inscribed with very best wishes from his Colleagues.
Monday, 07 December 2009 23:52
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.
Wednesday, 03 September 2008 21:34
During the last year the Commission’s time has been principally devoted to expanding and improving their proposals for World Air Games, Turin. The Delegates unanimously agreed to change the venue for the Plenary Meeting from the usual visit to Lausanne to Turin where the Commission was very well received by the City of Collegno and the World Air Games Organising Body. Their hospitality was outstanding. More importantly the close working relationship between all parties resulted in clear understanding and joint co-operation at an early stage.