FAI Asian PG Accuracy Local Regulations Published



The local regulations for the 3rd FAI Asian Paragliding Accuracy Championship in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan, from 27th May to 3rd June, 2016, are now published here.

Autum Bureau Meeting Minutes Published


The CIVL Autumn Bureau meeting took part in Belgrade, Serbia, from November 6th to 8th. The minutes are now published in the Document pages of our website, along  with the Bureau activity report.

Left to right: Stéphane Malbos, Igor Erzen, Jamie Shelden, Goran Dimikovski, Adrian Thomas and Zeljko Ovuka.

World XC Online Contest : the 2015 Winners


Since 2010, the CIVL/FAI World XC Online Contest has hang-gliding and paragliding pilots of the world participating.

In 2015, the big winners are:


Bidding Open for 2019 Hang Gliding World



CIVL has been presented with a unique proposal for the organization of the Hang Gliding World Championships in 2019.


2016 Plenary: the clock is ticking


NACs and federations, deadlines are approaching for 2018 Category 1 events bidding and proposals to the 2016 Plenary, including nominations for awards.

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"Every system is perfectly designed to achieve exactly the results it gets."
Donald Berwick


CIVL 2016 Plenary


The CIVL 2016 Plenary will take place in Lausanne from February 18 to 21.


Bid for 2018 Championships!


The following 2018 events are open for bidding. The bidding deadline is December 1st, 2015 (per Bureau decision, instead of mid October as per Section 7).


How to Control Your CCC Paraglider


CIVL implemented this year the CIVL Competition Class for paragliders. Controls were done in Cat 1 competitions by Denis Cortella. Denis is showing us here (and below) how they are done, so YOU can do them at home. Control files that he used are available here, along with the certificate of compliance and measurement files.


Air Sports Personalities Distinguished at the 2015 FAI Awards Ceremony

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The 2015 FAI Awards Ceremony tonight celebrated the achievements of air sports men and women through the prestigious FAI Medals and Diploma, and the FAI-Breitling Awards. The event took place aboard the ship SS Rotterdam, docked in the harbour of her namesake city in The Netherlands, as part of the 109th FAI General Conference, which starts tomorrow.


Enter the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest and Show the World How Talented You Are!

pencil-1563761 copyAre you keen on painting or drawing? Have air sports always made you dream? Are you concerned about environmental issues? If so, then pick up your pens, pencils or brushes and enter the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest. The aim is to create a picture that illustrates this years’ theme “Air Sports in Harmony with Nature”, and to show the world just how talented you are.


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