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Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

The FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the outstanding dedication and contribution to air sports.Ryan-CampbellAerobatics pilot Aude Lemordant,
Breitling Youngster Award recipient Ryan Campbell and Dr. John Grubbström

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.

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Final CCC requirement and deadlines published

 

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To Manufacturers, Test Laboratories, Delegates and Pilots,

To implement the new CIVL Competition Class (CCC) paragliders is indeed a very complex task.

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4th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship

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Alexandra Grillmayer from Hungary  and Dejan Valek from Serbia won the 4th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship in the women's and men's categories. The competition took place in Vrsac, Serbia, from 31 August to 7 September 2014.

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Roldanillo PG World Registration Open

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Pre-registration of the pilots and official NAC nomination of pilots & teams must be made at the official web site: http://airtribune.com/worlds2015. All pilots must be nominated by their NAC prior to 15th October 2014.

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Local Regulation for HG XC World in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, published

 

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The local regulations for the 20th World Hang Gliding XC Championship in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, are now published.

Local Regulations for PG XC Worlds in Roldanillo, Colombia published

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The local regulations for the 14th World Paragliding XC Championship in Roldanillo, Colombia are now published.

Direct link is http://www.fai.org/downloads/civl/pg_worlds_colombia_lr

 

CCC requirements modified – Revision 3.5 published

 

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Concerning the new CIVL Competition Class (CCC), the Bureau has approved new proposals from the Paragliding Committee.

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Report from the 2014 Pre-World Paragliding Accuracy Championships in Puncak Ese

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Puncak Ese... 8th FAI pre- World Paragliding Accuracy Championship, Indonesia... Agust 2014... Then the winds start fighting to see which of them deserves a kiss from the young tea leaves that grow on the slopes of Punciak hills.

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CCC Certification deadlines extended

 

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Due to the short time between the 2014 European championship and the 2015 World championship,

Due to difficulties that manufacturers and test-laboratories might meet in the certification process of the new CIVL Competition Class,

On proposal of the Paragliding Committee,

The CIVL Bureau has decided to extend the deadlines for the CCC certification in 2014 as follow:

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2014 Jury and Steward Handbooks published

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The CIVL Jury and Steward Handbooks are designed to bring together the information needed by current CIVL officials at FAI sanctioned events.

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