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2014 Plenary: venue and deadlines

Plenary

 

The next annual Plenary meeting of the FAI Hang Gliding & Paragliding Commission (CIVL) will be held

from 19 to 23 February 2014 in Bali, Indonesia.

The deadline for NACs’ proposal to the Plenary is December 22nd, 2013. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Autumn Bureau meeting: minutes published

wBureau

Goran, Hamish, Jamie, Igor, Agust, Zeljko and Stephane are happy to announce the publication of the Autumn Bureau minutes.

Doping: out-of-competition testing for CIVL pilots

AntiDoping

 

The World Anti-Doping Code was adopted in Copenhagen in March 2003. It was drafted by WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) in consultation with governments, national sports bodies, international sports federations and the International Olympic Committee.

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New PG Competition Class definition and requirements

CompClassExplained

Since the 2013 Plenary, the CIVL Paragliding Committee worked hard to implement the Plenary decision on the new CIVL EN Competition Class for paragliders and define realistic requirements. By now our work has progressed to a stage where we feel the definition is sound and complete. But before presenting it to the CIVL delegates to vote on it, we are now seeking feedback from anybody who cares outside of CIVL.

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Bidding for 2016 Cat 1

CompBid

6 Category 1 Events will be organised in 2016. No bid has been received so far although the deadline for them was October 22. This is only half surprising as the deadline used to be much later, 2 months before the Plenary i.s.o. 4 now, as implemented by the 2013 Plenary. CIVL obviously did not communicate enought on this change. Apologies...

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What’s up October 2013?

 

Bureau-2

The Bureau held its annual Autumn meeting near Grenoble, in the home of one of its member. 4 days of intensive work and homemade cuisine, toil, fun and bonding in the French Indian Summer. The minutes will be published asap. A few headlines…

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Cat 1 in the Americas

LomaBola

A Paragliding Pan-American Championship in 2014, a Paragliding and a Hang Gliding World Championships in 2015, go fly Central and South America!

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What’s up in late summer 2013?

NewSeptember

The Paragliding XC, the Paragliding Accuracy World Championships and World Games crowned the best pilots and countries. Congratz!

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The Paragliding Accuracy World very best !

PGAworld

The 7th FAI World Paragliding Accuracy Championship took part in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovinia, from August 17th to 25th. The winners… !

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The 50th anniversary of the modern hang-glider

50thHG

On September 7th 2013, took part on the Clarence River, in Grafton, NSW, Australia, an enactment of the first fight of the modern day hang glider the 'Dickenson Wing'. The glider was designed by John Dickenson and flown by Rod Fuller 50 years earlier while the boat was piloted by Pat Crowe.

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FAI Secretary General Badan to step down from his position - Search for his replacement underway

Jean-Marc_BadanThe FAI has announced that Jean-Marc Badan is to step down as FAI Secretary General, effective 30 November 2013. The FAI Executive Board has created a high priority working group to search for his replacement. Candidates are invited to submit their written application and CV by Wednesday 25 September 2013 (12.00 CET) at the latest by e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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