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Cat 2 Info, (un)suscribe, etc

Get information and application form for Category 2 sanctioning.. Suscribe or unsuscribe to CIVL newsletter...

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WPRS Update July 2005

Paragliding, hang gliding (class 1, class 2 and class 5), paragliding accuracy… The early july WPRS updates are available !

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And the winner is…?!

A bid to a continental or world championship is an important matter for any organizer or NACs. The stakes are high, as are the investments in time, energy and money. Just as important is the task, for the Plenary, to rightfully choose who will get the next championships.
But who really chooses who the winners are?
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Life is fun

Life in CIVL Bureau is fun, and we sometimes have to answer very seriously some weird question. Remember the last Plenary when we had to decide if pilots flying tandem could compete in an individual world championship? Today we have to determine if a paraglider pilot can finish his competition or record flight under his reserve parachute and not be penalized…

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Revamping

We are revamping our web pages! The News pages have already been improved. They are now organised in 28 (!) different categories, matching the future CIVL site general sections.

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How do we communicate?

FAI News, CIVL News, CIVL Info… How do we communicate? We cannot say that communication has been the top notched priority of the latest Bureaux. Well, the new Bureau has decided to spend more time on it.

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What future for the On Line Contest?

The Online Contest (OLC) registers pilots carrying out distance soaring flights. Participation is growing fast, with currently 12,000+ registered Gliding, Hang gliding and Paragliding pilots. Its organizer, Reiner Rose, and the FAI are studying the possibilities of a larger and more universal OLC. In the CIVL Bureau, Scott Torkelsen is in charge of this portofolio.

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What future for the World Air Games?

The World Air Games (WAG) projects for 2005 or 2006 have been cancelled. BJ Worth, from the USA, FAI executive board member, is now working on the future WAG. Here is his vision on the future of the WAG, followed by our comments. In the CIVL Bureau, Agust Gudmundsson is in charge of this portfolio.

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How to organize Category 2 events

A hang gliding or paragliding competition can be registered in the FAI Sporting Calendar as a Category 2 event provided it is an international Sporting event and it is declared as such. Here is what needs to be done…

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Tracing our free flying history

And the World Could Fly

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Competitions' philosophy

You can play with the air, you can fly for pure pleasure. You can also fly to compete against the best – both pilots and gliders. FAI Championships in hang gliding and paragliding are held regularly, both as individual and team events. In which spirit do they take part?…