Main decisions taken at the FAI Microlight & Paramotor Commission 2012 Annual Meeting

logo cima 01 rgb 72dpiThe 2012 Annual Meeting of the FAI Microlight and Paramotor Commission (CIMA) was held from 8 to 10 November 2012 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Here are the main decisions that were taken during the meeting:

Future competitions


Local regulations, Task catalogue and officials were approved for 12th FAI European Microlight Championships.


Check out the calendar for all Microlight and Paramotor past and future events.

Sporting Code changes

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


The Ann Welch Diploma was awarded to Mr. Peter SCHULZ (GER) for his World Record.

Sub-ClassType of RecordPerformanceDateClaimantStatusId
RPF1Tm Distance over a closed circuit without landing 504.167 km 2011-09-02 Peter Schulz (GER) ratified - current record 16318
FAI Record File Num #16318  
Status: ratified - current record
Region: World
Class: R (Microlights and paramotors)
Sub-Class: RPF1Tm (Paramotors : Paraglider Control / Foot-launched / Flown with one person / Thermal Engine / Male category)
Category: Not applicable
Group: Not applicable
Type of record: Distance over a closed circuit without landing
Performance: 504.167 km
Date: 2011-09-02
Course/Location: Plötzin (Germany)
Claimant Peter Schulz (GER)
Microlight: Dudek Nucleon
Engine(s): Simonini 122


The World League Cup diplomas were distributed:


  1. Pascal VALLEE (FRA)
  2. Kittiphop PHROMMAT (THA)
  3. Grzegorz KRZYANOWSKI (POL)


  1. Thailand
  2. France
  3. Great Britain

Bureau Elections

President : Richard MEREDITH-HARDY (GBR)
1st Vice President : Wolfgang LINTL (GER)
2nd Vice President : Jose-Luis ESTEBAN (ESP)
New / Secretary : Erzsebet VIZAKNAI (HUN)
Treasurer : Patrice GIRARDIN (FRA)

Subcommittee Chairs

Paramotor SC Chairman:  Wojtek DOMANSKI
Microlight SC Chairman:  Tomas BACKMAN
Section 10 SC Chairman:  Tomas BACKMAN
Internal Regulations SC Chairman:  Patrice GIRARDIN
Flight Recorder Approval Committee SC Chairman:  Richard MEREDITH-HARDY

Internet Presence WG has been renamed Information Technology WG
Information Technology SC Chairman: Jose-Luis ESTEBAN

World League Cup WG Chairman: Wojtek DOMANSKI
Microlight Autogyros Working Group Coordinator:  Wolfgang LINTL

Technical Representatives & Special Duties

New / CIMP : Wolfgang LINTL
CIEA : none
EnvC : none
World Air Games Liaison Officers:

  • Paramotors: Richard MEREDITH-HARDY
  • Microlights: Wolfgang LINTL

Next Meeting

The next FAI Microlight and Paramotor Commission annual meeting will take place from 21 to 23 November 2013 in Krabi, Thailand.


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