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Main decisions taken at the FAI General Aviation Commission 2013 Annual Meeting

logo gac 01 cmyk-ptThe 2013 Annual Meeting of the FAI General Aviation Commission (GAC) was held on 1 and 2 November 2013 in Cordoba, Spain.

Here are the main decisions that were taken during the meeting:

Future competitions

2014

Preliminary bids:

  • 2015: 22nd FAI World Precision Flying Championship, in Skive, Denmark
  • 2016: 20th FAI World Rally Flying Championship, in Santa Cruz, Portugal
  • 2017: 23rd FAI World Precision Flying Championship, in Spitzerberg, Austria

Bids for 2015 and 2016 will be presented at the next GAC plenary.

Sporting Code Changes

Few minor changes.

For Rally Flying : fine tuning according to lessons learnt from the first “Advanced” category world championship ever organised. This second competition category is aimed to attract younger crews and new countries developing General Aviation competitions.

Award

The Charles Lindbergh General Aviation Diploma was awarded to Jesus Mas Menargues (ESP).

MAS MENARGUES Jesus ESP Charles Lindbergh Diploma 2013

Bureau Elections

President : Jean-Pierre DELMAS (FRA)
1st Vice President / Secretary : Hans SCHWEBEL (RSA)
2nd Vice President / Treasurer : Jiri DODAL (CZE)

Subcommittee Chairmen

GAC Precision Flying Subcommittee : Rodney BLOIS (GBR)
New GAC Rally Flying Subcommittee : Paul SZAMEITAT (AUT)
GAC Air Navigation Race Subcommittee : Maurice DUCRET (SUI)
GAC Records Subcommittee : Art GREENFIELD (USA)

Technical Representatives & Special Duties

CASI : Jean-Pierre DELMAS (FRA)
EnvC : Henry LINDHOLM (SWE)
Webmaster : Michel FRERE (FRA)
World Air Games Liaison Officer : Heinrich SCHAWALDER (SUI)
GNSS : Ralf GRUNWALD (SUI)
Long Range Air Racing : Jean BIRGEN (LUX)

Next Meeting

14-15 November 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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