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Red Bull Air Race 2017: Muroya wins in USA

Yoshi-650The San Diego stop of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship was full of surprises on Sunday 16 April as Yoshihide Muroya of Japan claimed the win, while Slovenia’s Peter Podlunšek was second, and defending World Champion Matthias Dolderer of Germany took third.

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New FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships announced

Swoop1A new FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships will see its first event in August this year, following a new collaboration between the FAI and a specialist sports company, A. Sports.

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2017 FAI Young Artists Contest: Winners announced

2017art2.1. AMAAN_INDbigThe winners of the 2017 FAI Young Artists Contest have been announced. They include two youngsters from India and one from Russia.

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100 days to go to The World Games in Poland!

A4-TWG2017 WEBToday marks the 100 days to go to the World Games 2017 in Wroclaw.

The kick-off of this multi-sport event will take place on 20 July with the Opening Ceremony.

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FAI ratifies two world records for ‘revolutionary’ Aerobatics e-plane

Siemens-e-plane 2016_2The FAI has ratified two new speed world records flown with a revolutionary electric-powered Aerobatics plane. Germany’s Walter Extra and Walter Kampsmann set one world record each, on 23 March 2017. Both pilots launched and flew the record from Schwarze Heide Airport near Dinslaken, Germany.

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Red Bull Air Race 2017: Final tour stops announced

Porto-Red-Bull-Air-Race-650-2The two final dates in the Red Bull Air Race 2017 calendar have been announced. Porto in Portugal and the Lausitzring in Germany will be the sixth and seventh stops on the eight-stop international tour.

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Interview with Frits Brink, President of the FAI

Frits Brink_Bron_Reismedia_2_1Dutchman Frits Brink, 70, was elected the new President of the FAI, World Air Sports Federation, in October 2016.

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Hat-trick: World's best indoor radio-controlled aerobatic pilot wins FAI World Championships for a record third time

Gernot BruckmannGernot Bruckmann (left), a professional radio-controlled aeromodel pilot from Austria, won gold at the 2017 FAI F3P World Championship for Indoor Aerobatic Model Aircraft in France, when it finished at the weekend. The win came after a close-fought week-long competition that was held at the Rotonde Gymnasium in Strasbourg between 19-25 February 2017.

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Women with wings: Meet Drone Pilot GaYeon Mo

IMGL0659-copyMeet 17-year-old Korean drone pilot GaYeon Mo, whose years of Taekwondo and Wushu training showed her she could take on the boys and win!

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Five years ago on this day: A Microlight World Record still standing

DSC09274 croppedToday, five years ago on 17 February 2012, Indian pilot Parmjit Singh, used a special harness, the Aeros Discus 14 with a Radne Motor AB Raket 120, to fly a record distance in a straight line without landing of 313.13 km from Bikaner to Sanderav in Rajasthan, India.

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Red Bull Air Race 2017: Martin Sonka cleans up in Abu Dhabi

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Martin Sonka flew one of the quickest times of the day to win his first Red Bull Air Race at the season opener in Abu Dhabi.

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