FAI President and Secretary General meet IOC President to discuss air sports

IOC-FAI meeting sFAI President Dr. John Grubbström and FAI Secretary General Susanne Schödel were recently invited to meet International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach (pictured in middle) at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, to discuss current developments in air sports, their place in the Olympic movement and FAI's involvement in the "Olympic Agenda 2020".


14th Sirmium Cup in Veliki Radinci, Mitrovica (Serbia)

14th Sirmium CupThe pictures of this Spacemodelling World Cup event can be seen on Flickr !

2014 FAI Active Members’ Presidents Meeting


Coming from all around the world, 24 Executive Representatives from 21 FAI Member organisations met in the Swedish capital of Stockholm on Saturday 7 June for the 2014 FAI Active Members’ Presidents Meeting.


2014 Andritz Space Cup in Humenne, Slovakia

2014 Andritz Space CupCheck out the results and the pictures of this event on the Spacemodelling World Cup page

FAI World Air Games 2015 to be Staged in Dubai

FAI-UAE-Signature-WAG 04 June 2014 9The FAI announced today that the 2015 edition of the FAI World Air Games has been awarded to the United Arab Emirates and will be held in Dubai. This multi-discipline event will be organised by the Emirates Aerosports Federation and will take place over a period of 12 days in December 2015. It is the only world competition that brings together the various different air sports.


Call for nominations for the Prince Alvaro de Orleans-Borbon Grant

ampouleThe FAI is pleased to launch a call for nominations for the Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant.


Annecy Hang Gliding World Teaser Online


The 2014 World Hang Gliding teaser was shown for the 1st time during a one hour show dedicated to the championship on TV8 Mont Blanc, May the 19th. The teaser is now online here.


2014 FAI Asian-Oceanic Championship for Aerobatic Model Aircraft in Pattaya, Thailand

2014-Model-aero-AO-Pattaya sA selection of pictures is available on Flickr

Victory for Didier Hauss at the 5th FAI World Sailplane Grand Prix Championship

FAI-SGP-Sisteron-2014The first-ever final of a Sailplane Grand Prix was held at Saint Auban in the southern Alps in 2005 so it was satisfying to see the final of the 5th series of the FAI Sailplane Grand Prix run nearby at Sisteron. This edition ended on Friday 16th May and was heralded a great success with 8 fiercely-contested competition days, a record number for a GP final.


Lamb wins Asian scorcher in tropical Malaysia

RBAR 2014 Putrajaya 3Britain’s Nigel Lamb upset Austria’s Hannes Arch in an action-packed Red Bull Air Race World Championship battle in the sweltering tropical heat of Putrajaya, getting an emotional first career victory. Australia’s Matt Hall took third in the first-ever east Asia race in the world’s fastest motorsport series.


Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors at The World Games 2017


The FAI is pleased to announce that Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors have been selected by the IWGA (International World Games Association) for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. All three will be grouped as disciplines under the Air Sports banner.