Main decisions taken at the FAI Microlight and Paramotor Commission 2011 Annual Meeting

logo cima 01 rgb 72dpiThe 2011 Annual Meeting of the FAI Microlight and Paramotor Commission (CIMA)was held on 11 and 12 November 2011 in Lausanne (Switzerland).

Amongst the subjects discussed during the meeting were :

  • The proposal submitted by NAC Brazil to host a first Panamerican Championship in 2013;
  • The latest infrastructure developments achieved in Djerba (TUN) that would allow hosting future Paramotor competitions;
  • The wish expressed by Tunisia to become again an FAI Member;
  • The implementation of a standard bid document aiming at improving the preparation and quality of future competition bids.

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

Future competitions



  • 12th FAI European Microlight Championship
    Awarded to : Kamenica nad Cirochou (SVK)
  • 6th FAI European Paramotor Championship
    Awarded to : Türi (EST)

Sporting Code Changes

Amendments will be included in the 2012 Version of Sporting Code Section 10.


The Ann Welch Diploma was awarded to Mr. Jan Bèm (CZE) for his World Record.

Sub-ClassType of RecordPerformanceDateClaimantStatusId
RWL2T Altitude 8072 m 2010-09-13 Bèm (CZE) ratified - current record 16099
FAI Record File Num #16099
Status: ratified - current record
Region: World
Class: R (Microlights)
Category: Not applicable
Group: Not applicable
Type of record: Altitude
Performance: 8072 m
Date: 2010-09-13
Course/Location: Milovice (Czech Republic)
Claimant Jan Bèm (CZE)
Crew Olga ZALUSKÁ (Czech Rep.)
Microlight: La Mouette Chronos 14   (OK-WZA 01)
Engine(s): Rotax 914

Bureau Elections

President : Richard MEREDITH-HARDY (GBR)
1st Vice President : Wolfgang LINTL (GER)
2nd Vice President : José Luis ESTEBAN (ESP)
Secretary : Robert HUGHES (GBR)
Treasurer : Patrice GIRARDIN (FRA)

Subcommittee Chairs

Paramotor Subcommittee : Wojcieck DOMANSKI (POL)
Microlight Subcommittee : Tomas BACKMAN (SWE)
S10 Subcommittee / Editor : Tomas BACKMAN (SWE)
New Subcommittee / Internal Rules : Patrice GIRARDIN (FRA)

Next Meeting

The next FAI Microlight and Paramotor Commission annual meeting will take place on 9-10 November 2012 in Lausanne, Switzerland.