Friday, 19 May 2006 00:50
(The first pilots' briefing - Photo : Malbos/CIVL)In Groveland, Florida, USA, the Rigid and Women Hang gliding World Championships were declared opened on May the 17th at the sound of a Bluegrass band during a very laid back ceremony where cockatoos, alligators and… the pilots were the stars. Today, May the 18th, the first tasks will be flown: 123 km for Class II (Swift and others) gliders, 110 km for Class I (regular hang gliders) and Class V (Atos and other rigids).
Wednesday, 17 May 2006 01:10
Last February, during the Plenary in Lausanne, the issue of undertaking a statement on environmental matters was addressed. CIVL Environmental Affairs Working Group would like NACs and concerned persons to answer a few questions…
Thursday, 04 May 2006 15:23
The European hang gliding championships (Class 1) will be held in Greifenburg and Berg, Austria, from June 7th to 21st, 2008 The 1st Panamerican paragliding championship will be held in Castelo, Brazil, from March 27th to April 6th, 2008.
Wednesday, 26 April 2006 17:45
The following documents have been updated:
They can be found in the Document chapter at http://www.fai.org/hang_gliding/documents/competition
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.