Suspension of the Conical End of Speed Section



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.


CIVL President Agust Gudmundsson elected as FAI Executive Board member



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.


Competition bids' deadline extended


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.

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.


Final CCC requirement and deadlines published



To Manufacturers, Test Laboratories, Delegates and Pilots,

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


4th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship


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.


Roldanillo PG World Registration Open


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.


Local Regulations for PG XC Worlds in Roldanillo, Colombia published


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



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