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2014 Plenary: What’s up in Records & Badges?

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No Open meeting with the Records & Badges Officer, but agreement of the PG Accuracy and Aerobatic Committee, then of the Plenary on the following…

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Plenary 2014: What's up in Hang Gliding?

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The Hang Gliding Committee held its Open meeting for half a day. Over 20 people attended.

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Plenary 2014: What's up in PG Accuracy?

 

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The PG Accuracy Committee held an Open meeting for a two days. Almost 30 people attended.

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2014 Plenary: What’s up in Paragliding?

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The PG Committee held an Open meeting for a full day. Over 40 people attended.

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2014 Plenary: New Helmets Allowed in PG & HG

 

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The aim was to allow pilots access to the most current technology, best selection and value in helmets by including standards that are broadly equivalent.

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2014 Plenary: 1st report

 

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The 2014 CIVL Plenary ended in Bali this February 23rd. Some 40 delegates and alternate delegates representing 27 countries were present. Also many observers from Indonesia and Singapore were present. Four days of work and many decisions. Here is a quick sum-up. More later!

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Green airsports honoured with new environmental award

Angelo d ArrigoThe FAI Environmental Commission (EnvC) has established the Angelo d’Arrigo Diploma, a new FAI environmental award which aims at recognising and promoting major contributions in the field of environmental and sustainable development, in accordance with the development of a philosophy and a vision of sport aviation that increasingly wants to be respectful of the environment that surrounds it.

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Competition Scoring for XC: last revision published.

Just like the PG Competition Class requirements were adjusted, here is the final version of CIVL GAP to be presented to the Plenary as amendment to the version published with the agenda.

PG CIVL Competition Class requirement: last revision

 

Over the past few weeks, the Paragliding Committee created the final (we hope) revision of our CIVL Competition Class document. The changes to the version published early January are clearly marked. In short, this is what changes:

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Annecy World Hang Gliding: Qualification Criteria and Number of Pilots

 

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In 2011, the qualification criteria for all Category 1 hang gliding events were modified by the Plenary. The idea was to make criteria harder, so safety would be improved. Unfortunately, the Plenary did not realize that the new requirements, if adapted to Class 1 championships, are just not working for Class 2, 5 and Sport, and for Women Class 1 specific championships.

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Paragliding Pre-worlds concludes successfully in Colombia

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The Paragliding Pre-Worlds in Roldanillo, Colombia, came to a successful conclusion last week.  Four tasks were flown in 6 days and 147 pilots had the opportunity to try out CIVL’s experimental ‘Final Glide Decelerator’ techniques, the conical end of speed section (CESS) and the arrival altitude time bonus (AATB).

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