Wednesday, 05 November 2014 09:17
The 2nd Pan American Paragliding Championship started November 1st and last competition day is November 10th.
Saturday, 01 November 2014 11:08
When writing that the implementation of Conical End of Speed Section was suspended in Category 1 events until further notice (see previous News), the Bureau meant that all Final Glide Decelerators were suspended, including Arrival Altitude Time Bonus (see GAP 2014 point 5.6).
The altitude bonus in case of stopped task is not concerned by the suspension (CIVL GAP 2014, 12.3.6).
The Bureau apologizes for its imprecision.
Monday, 27 October 2014 12:25
The late Paragliding European championship was the first Category 1 event where the Conical End of Speed Section (CESS) was tested. The least that can be said is that it was not a success: imprecision of instruments, fairness issue, debatable flight strategy and more.
Sunday, 19 October 2014 18:50
Agust Gudmundsonn wrote to the Delegates: "At the FAI General Conference in Pattaya, Thailand, this weekend a new FAI Executive Board was elected. The fact I was elected as FAI Executive Board member is the reason for this message to you.
Sunday, 19 October 2014 15:01
CIVL Bureau decided to extend the deadline to submit bids for Category 1 competitions in 2017. The deadline is now the same as the deadline for Plenary Proposals, which is 60 days before the Plenary in Belgrad, Serbia, which is mid December.
Friday, 17 October 2014 04:51
The FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the outstanding dedication and contribution to air sports.
The ceremony took place last night in Pattaya, Thailand, as part of the 108th FAI General Conference which is held today and tomorrow, and hosted by the Royal Aeronautic Sports Association of Thailand (RASAT).
For the first time, live streaming allowed people from all around the world to be in the heart of the event. Judging from the amount of views and comments, this new feature was a complete success. For those who missed it, the replay of the whole ceremony can be watched on the FAI Youtube Channel.