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F3A Radio Control Aerobatics World Cup - 13th Memorial William Terenzi

F3A SAN MARINO Podium 20131. Gernot Bruckmann - AUT - 2. Sebastiano Silvresti - SMR - 3. Marco Mazzucchelli - ITA

What’s up in this early Summer 2013?

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Well, here in Europe the sun is finally back and it looks like we might have a real Summer after a very long Winter and hardly any Spring! So pilots are looking up and feeling happy. The flying season is on and strong…

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The Paragliding World Championship has started!

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The 13th FAI World Paragliding Championship started on July 13th in Sopot, Bulgaria, with an opening ceremony for officials and 150 pilots from 31 countries. The first task is being flown as we are publishing this News. All information, pictures, results... on the competition website.

Solar Impulse makes history with Across America Mission completion

2013 07 06 AcrossAmerica FinalLeg FlightWashingtonDCNewYork landingJFK Merz 015Solar Impulse completed its journey across America using solely solar energy. This achievement was made on the occasion of the Across America Mission which aimed at flying Solar Impulse from the West to the East coast of USA in 5 legs without using fuel.

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13th International Youth Camp is underway !

2013 CIA Youth Camp30 young people from all around the world are participating in the 13th International Youth Camp in Bruckberg, Germany, which started on Saturday and will last for a week.

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Presentation video for the World Games 2013 - Cali, Colombia

WG2013-video-presentationThe World Games, which are the most important event in 2013 with 31 sports and 4000 participants, will take place in Cali, Colombia, from 24 July to 4 August 2013.

Paragliding Accuracy and Parachuting Canopy Piloting feature in the programme. Both air sport events will take place at the same location on 1, 2 and 3 August 2013.

Here is the presentation video:

CIA List of Notable Performances and Achievements now updated

ballon David-StrasmannSeveral hundred new entries have just been added to the CIA List of Notable Performances and Achievements, and many old entries have been updated.

Since 1996, the Records Subcommittee of the FAI Ballooning Commission (CIA) maintains and publishes a register of notable flights and achievements, with the aim of saving for the future reliable references to flights or activities that for historical reasons are regarded as significant achievements and of avoiding claims for an achievement that has already been accomplished.

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2013 Lowland Cup in Bemmel, Netherlands

Podium20131. Stefan Kaiser (LIE) 2. Marco Mazzucchelli  (ITA) 3. Derk v.d. Vecht (NED)

CIAM Flyer (03-2013) - Electric jets – an interesting contradiction

ciam flyer 03 2013Aeromodellers have long ago implemented a concept that is – at least to date – not possible in people-carrying aviation: faithful reproductions of jet aeroplanes with electric ducted fan, EDF.

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Video Animations on-line of the Artistic Compulsory Sequences

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The IPC Artistic Events Committee is proud to be able to present online video animations of the compulsory sequences 2013 both for freestyle skydiving and freeflying. In this way, a long voiced wish of competitors has finally been realised. The committee expresses its thanks to AE judge Ron Miasnikov and Oren Balbus, both from Israel for this work.

 

 

 

 

2013 South Moravian F3A Cup in Budkovice, Czech Republic

 

8472-CZ F3A podium 2013

1. Gernot Bruckmann 2. Gerhard Mayr 3. Marco Mazzucchelli