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USA Tops the Final Medal Table of the FAI World Air Games

The United States has finished at the top of the medal table at the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015, ...

Lift off for the 2015 World Air Games!

Excitement is mounting in Dubai, where the stars of the air sports world have touched down for the ...

Ready for take off

Good morning from Dubai, where the skies are clear and the temperature is warm – it’s a beautiful ...

An unforgettable start to the FAI World Air Games

The FAI World Air Games officially kicked off with a bang last night, as the 3,000-strong audience a...

Off the map: Norevik and Strømme win the Air Navigation Race

Norwegian pilot Kurt Norevik and navigator Petter Strømme flew their way along an unmarked corridor ...

Glider Match Racing and General Aviation medal ceremony

The winners of the General Aviation and Glider Match Racing stepped up for their medals yesterday (D...

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

From 1 to 12 December, the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 celebrated air sports from around the world. 875 athletes from 55 countries competed in the biggest air sport event ever organised ! Pictu....

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Event Website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015  Now Up and Runni....

Event Website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Now Up and Runni....

FAI invites you to visit the new event website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. Managed by the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) as the host of the event, it offers quick and easy access to ....

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Winners rewarded at the Prize Giving Ceremony of the 22nd FAI World Pr....

Winners rewarded at the Prize Giving Ceremony of the 22nd FAI World Pr....

The 22nd FAI World Precision Flying Championship competition ended on Thursday in Skive, Denmark, but there was a ‘final stage’ on Friday - the official Prize-Giving Ceremony scheduled in the even....

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FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 - General Aviation Bulletin

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 - General Aviation Bulletin

The General Aviation Bulletin for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 is now available for download.

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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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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

11 March 2016 2016 Abu Dhabi - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
23 April 2016 2016 Spielberg - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Spielberg (Austria)
04 June 2016 2016 Japan - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Chiba (Japan)
16 July 2016 2016 Budapest - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Budapest (Hungary)
13 August 2016 2016 Ascot - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Ascot (United Kingdom)
03 September 2016 2016 Lausitzring - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Lausitz (Germany)
04 September 2016 20th FAI World Rally Flying Championship Santa Cruz (Portugal)
01 October 2016 2016 Indianapolis - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Indianapolis (USA)
15 October 2016 2016 Las Vegas - Red Bull Air Race World Championship Las Vegas (USA)
13 November 2016 2016 The Crete2Cape Vintage Air Rally Crete (Greece) to Cape Town (South Africa) (-)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

24 January 2016 Ballooning : Duration : 32h 12min 47 sec Ivan Menyaylo (RUS)
24 January 2016 Parachuting : 2 formations : 25 skydivers
24 January 2016 Parachuting : 2 formations : 25 skydivers
24 January 2016 Parachuting : 2 formations : 25 skydivers
10 January 2016 Ballooning : Duration : 9h 26 min Gregory J. Winker (USA)
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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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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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