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Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Marks Starts to Global Event Promotion

In a symbolic gesture, today the torch of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 was lit and handed over...

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Handover Ceremony and Airshow to Take Place on 28 May in Lausanne

The FAI will stage an exceptional ceremony at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursd...

Do you need a TUE?

The FAI is continuing its actions to keep air sports clean from doping. In that frame, we are tryin...

FAI Announces Winners of the 2015 FAI Young Artists Contest

The FAI is pleased to announce the list of the winners for the 2015 FAI Young Artists Contest. An in...

A Series of Fruitful Meetings Ahead of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

As the 200-day mark to the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 approaches, everyone, from the Event Organ...

FAI Environmental Commission Newsletter - April 2015

The FAI Environmental Commission has been acting quietly for years, considering and preparing advice...

Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame  Marks Starts to Glob....

Handover of FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Flame Marks Starts to Glob....

In a symbolic gesture, today the torch of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 was lit and handed over today by FAI to the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) as the Games Organising Committee. The cer....

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 A Series of Fruitful Meetings Ahead of the FAI World Air Games Dubai ....

A Series of Fruitful Meetings Ahead of the FAI World Air Games Dubai ....

As the 200-day mark to the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 approaches, everyone, from the Event Organisers to the Executive Board, the FAI Head Office, the Air Sports Commissions and experts, is in ful....

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FAI Annual Report: 2014 Edition Is Out!

FAI Annual Report: 2014 Edition Is Out!

We are thrilled to share the new 2014 FAI Annual Report. In these pages you will be taken on a journey through the various events and activities of the Federation. View online Flipbook Download P....

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Sports and Disciplines Selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015....

Sports and Disciplines Selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015....

The FAI has today announced the list of the 11 sports and 24 disciplines selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. More than 1000 athletes, crews and officials will be involved in the multi air....

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3 March 2005 : Steve Fossett, the First Man to Fly Solo Around the Wor....

3 March 2005 : Steve Fossett, the First Man to Fly Solo Around the Wor....

With whom else than Steve Fossett could we open our series of world record celebrations? From 1995 to 2007, the FAI ratified 93 of his performances, which makes him the holder of the largest number of....

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Upcoming Events

04 July 2015 2015 Budapest - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Budapest (Hungary)
19 July 2015 22nd FAI World Precision Flying Championship Skive (Denmark)
15 August 2015 2015 Ascot - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Ascot (United Kingdom)
05 September 2015 2015 Spielberg - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Spielberg (Austria)
06 September 2015 17th ASIANIA Parachuting Championships and China International Open 2015 Taiyuan (China (People's Republic of))
26 September 2015 2015 Fort Worth - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Fort Worth, Texas (USA)
17 October 2015 2015 Las Vegas - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Las Vegas (USA)
01 December 2015 2015 FAI World Air Games Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
04 September 2016 20th FAI World Rally Flying Championship Santa Cruz (Portugal)
28 July 2017 23rd FAI World Precision Flying Championship Spitzerberg (Austria)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

01 July 2015 Hang Gliding and Paragliding : Distance over a triangular course : 200.8 km Kathleen Rigg (GBR)
01 July 2015 Hang Gliding and Paragliding : Distance over a triangular course : 200.08 km Kathleen Rigg (GBR)
01 July 2015 Hang Gliding and Paragliding : Speed over a triangular course of 200 km : 27.08 km/h Kathleen Rigg (GBR)
01 July 2015 Hang Gliding and Paragliding : Speed over a triangular course of 200 km : 27.08 km/h Kathleen Rigg (GBR)
30 June 2015 Microlights and paramotors : Speed over a straight course : 303.00 km/h Eric De Barberin-Barberini (FRA)
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Circumnavigator Diploma

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The Circumnavigator Diploma serves to recognize the significant achievements of pilots of powered aerodynes making around the world flights.

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Approved equipment

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Find out more about the use of GNSS Flight Recorders.

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Air Navigation Race

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The Air Navigation Race exciting addition to the other competitive sporting disciplines regulated by the GAC.

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3h 54m 59s = World Record manpowered aircraft

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Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth

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