McLeod hits jackpot in Las Vegas

RBAR2014-Las-VegasPete McLeod of Canada was declared the winner of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship stop in Las Vegas on Sunday after heavy winds forced the cancellation of the flying in the first of three final rounds. McLeod won the first race of his career by virtue of his victory in Qualifying on Saturday. Nigel Lamb of Britain moved into the overall World Championship lead of the world’s fastest motorsport series with 53 points on the strength of his fourth straight second place and Germany's Matthias Dolderer got his first podium of the year with third place.


Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

The FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the outstanding dedication and contribution to air sports.Ryan-CampbellAerobatics pilot Aude Lemordant,
Breitling Youngster Award recipient Ryan Campbell and Dr. John Grubbström

The ceremony took place last night in Pattaya, Thailand, as part of the 108th FAI General Conference which is held today and tomorrow, and hosted by the Royal Aeronautic Sports Association of Thailand (RASAT).

For the first time, live streaming allowed people from all around the world to be in the heart of the event. Judging from the amount of views and comments, this new feature was a complete success. For those who missed it, the replay of the whole ceremony can be watched on the FAI Youtube Channel.


World Parachuting Accuracy Landing and Canopy Formation Events in Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

2014-parachuting-banjalukaThe pictures of the competitions are now online !

33rd FAI World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland

2014-gliding-chps-leszno-polandThe pictures of the competition are now available on Flickr !

2014 FAI World Championships for Electric Model Aircraft in Turnau, Styria, Austria

2014 FAI World Championships for Electric Model AircraftCheck out the pictures on Flickr

19th FAI World Rally Flying Championship in Torun, Poland

19th FAI World Rally Flying ChampionshipSee all the competition in pictures !

4th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship


Alexandra Grillmayer from Hungary  and Dejan Valek from Serbia won the 4th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship in the women's and men's categories. The competition took place in Vrsac, Serbia, from 31 August to 7 September 2014.


2014 FAI World Championships for Control Line Model Aircraft in Wloclawek, Poland

GBR F2A Team 2014 Gold Medal Presentation1. United Kingdom 2. USA 3. Ukraine

2014 FAI European Championship for Free Flight Slope Soaring Model Aircraft

2014 FAI E Chp for FreeFlight Slope Soaring Model AircraftJuniors and Seniors competed in Martin, Slovakia, from 23 to 29 August 2014

1st FAI Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship in Leszno, Poland

1st FAI Womens World Hot Air Balloon ChpNicola Scaife from Australia is the new Champion !