CIVA Plenary Meeting

The FAI Aerobatics Commission (CIVA) met near Munich, Germany on 4-5 November 2005 at the German aviation museum in Oberschleissheim. A wide range of issues and problems were discussed. CIVA decided to award the organization of the following Championships to the cities and countries listed below: VII. Advanced World Aerobatic Championships - Radom, Poland - August 2006 VIII. European Glider Aerobatic Championships - Rybnik, Poland - July 2006 V. European Advanced Aerobatic Championships - Joensuu, Finland - July 2007 XII. World Glider Aerobatic Championships - Niederoblarn, Austria - August 2007 Organizer agreements were signed with Poland for the EGAC and AWAC for 2005 as well as the YAK 52 World Championships in South Africa. South Africa had been selected as the organizer last year. Known/Q Programmes were chosen for the 2006 contest year and these will be featured on another page of this website shortly. Check "Knowns/Q's" for further news. The new Fair Play System -- a revision to CIVA's long-standing scoring system -- was approved and is now being incorporated into the Aerobatic Contest Managing System (ACMS) by Michel Dupont of France. Rules will be published in the next few weeks for 2006 and this will be announced in these pages. The Leon Biancotto Diploma was also awarded to Jiri Kobrle of the Czech Republic for his long service to the sport of aerobatics. The award will be presented at the FAI General Conference in Santiago, Chile in the Fall of 2006. The next meeting of CIVA is scheduled for 3-5 November 2006 in Krakow, Poland.