Friday, 31 March 2006 22:49
(Germany hang gliding team in Hay, Australia 2005 - Photo: Didier Mathurin)The rules concerning the right for pilots to change country of representation have been changed at the last FAI General Conference. The “Latest News” we published about it on February 27th seems to have confused some of us pilots. So here are more explanations…
Wednesday, 15 March 2006 15:40
Tuesday, 14 March 2006 18:25
World and continental championships organisers are receiving too many requests from individual pilots to be entered in their competitions. We would like to remind pilots and their NAC that only the NAC can select pilots, team leaders and crews, and enter them in Category 1 competitions.
Wednesday, 08 March 2006 23:47
The minutes of the 2006 Lausanne, Switzerland, Plenary meeting have now been published on our web site. They can be downloaded at http://www.fai.org/hang_gliding/meetings/plenary/2006.
Wednesday, 08 March 2006 05:46
Davis Straub, who chairs the USHGA Competitions Committee, has recently published an article in his Oz Report (CIVL Screws US Pilots, Vol 10, Number 52) which follows his usual anti-CIVL agenda but which gives a very one-sided and inaccurate picture of the unfortunate situation – unfortunate that is for the pilots involved.
Thursday, 02 March 2006 15:56
The CIVL Bureau met in Lausanne on February 9th 2006, just before the Plenary. The minutes are now available at http://www.fai.org/hang_gliding/meetings/bureau/2006. The Plenary minutes will be available soon. A summary of the Plenary has been published at http://www.fai.org/hang_gliding/node/264.
Monday, 27 February 2006 17:52
The 9th FAI EUROPEAN PARAGLIDING CHAMPIONSHIP will take place from the 1st to the 14th of July. It's time for the participating NAC to register their pilots by sending a list of up to 6+2 eligible pilots. Team size are advertised in the Local Regulations. They have been approved by CIVL Plenary in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the 12th of February. Their definitive version is available at http://www.fai.org/hang_gliding/node/266 Registration of pilots will be final on April the 1st. Please register NOW !