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Poland bid to host the 15th FAI World Helicopter Championship

aero-club-poland-bid-w-helicopter-chpAero Club of Poland has made a Bid to host the event at Gdynia-Kosakowa, the home base of the Polish SAR Helicopters.

The Bid brings forward the next World Championship by 1 year thus avoiding any conflict with any World Air Games proposals for 2015.

The FAI Rotorcraft Commission meets in March 2013 to consider this offer.

2013 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP - Vitacura, Chile

8590-Q-Sailplane-2013-CHIBrowse the videos and the pictures of the competition!

Mondial 2012 in Dubai, UAE

mondial-2012Have a look at the beautiful pictures of the World Parachuting Championships !

Duvoisin explains his new Eco-Balloon concept to the FAI Executive Board

duvoisin-eco-balloon 2Following their meeting this weekend in Lausanne, the FAI Executive Board members visited Château d'Oex and the annual International Balloon Festival.

During their visit, the Board were fortunate enough to meet Pierrick Duvoisin, a passionate balloon pilot and holder of four FAI World Records. Pierrick explained his latest 'Eco-Balloon' project, which he believes will change the nature of ballooning in the future thanks to the dramatic energy-saving design and performance.

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32nd FAI World Gliding Championships in Argentina

5965-32-W-Gliding-Chp-ARG-2013Check out all the pictures and the videos of this great event !

19th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship in Forbes, Australia

7407-WHG Forbes-French Pilot Mario AlonziAll the pictures of the competition are now available !

We Celebrate our three new heroes!

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The 32nd FAI World Gliding Championships are over and we have three new World Champions. Congratulation to the
winners and to the Organisers for the tremendous efforts they put in this event and for the warm hospitality.

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2012 Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events - Prostejov CZE

banner-fai-homepage-prostejovCheck out all the pictures of the events !

Kiessling and reigning champions are playing their game well at the 32nd FAI World Gliding Championships

5965-w-argentina-gliderThe 32nd FAI World Gliding Championships have been characterised so far by the selective and demanding weather conditions of very strong wind and blue thermals.

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2012 FAI European Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft in Capannori, Italy

capannori-2012-F1The video of the competition is now online !

Start of the 32th FAI World Gliding Championships

torch litThe 32th FAI World Gliding Championships started yesterday in the beautiful and historical airfield of Otto Ballot in Adolfo Gonzales Chaves, Argentina.

The representatives of 24 Countries are enjoying the warm Argentinian hospitality. A nice Opening Ceremony was held in town on Saturday and the competition started yesterday.

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