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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...

FAI Invites Nominations for the Breitling Milestone Trophy and the Breitling Youngster Award

We are now calling for nominations for the FAI-Breitling Awards for 2015: the Breitling Milestone Tr...

 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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News from IGC Plenary

News from IGC Plenary

The IGC Plenary meeting took place in Lausanne (SUI) on 27 – 28 February 2015.  There were 33 countries represented.  As usual, it was an opportunity to renew international friendships a....

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Chile Sailplane Grand Prix News

Chile Sailplane Grand Prix News

Chile Sailplane Grand Prix news. After six days of very interesting racing, the Chile SGP is entering into its final stages with any of the top four pilots still able to achieve one of the two cove....

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Current Events

until 30 May 2015 2015 Uppsala Masters Sundbro (Sweden)
until 31 May 2015 2015 Swiss Open National Gliding Championship Buttwil (Switzerland)

Upcoming Events

30 May 2015 2015 AAC Alpe Adria Cup Feldkirchen (Austria)
30 May 2015 2015 Campionato Italiano Classe Unica Ferrara (Italy)
12 June 2015 2015 Hungarian National Gliding Competition Szatymas (Hungary)
20 June 2015 2015 Austrian Multiclass Nationals Niederöblarn (Austria)
20 June 2015 2015 Italian 18 meters Championship Torino (Italy)
20 June 2015 2015 Coppa Torino Capitale Europea dello Sport Torino (Italy)
01 July 2015 2015 Swiss Open Juniors National Gliding Championship Schänis (Switzerland)
01 July 2015 2015 RM Schänis Schänis (Switzerland)
03 July 2015 2015 Open Lithuanian national championship 15m. Rivanazzano (Italy)
03 July 2015 8th Trofeo dellOltrepo Rivanazzano (Italy)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

05 April 2015 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 255.00 km/h James M. Payne (USA)
05 April 2015 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km : 255.00 km/h James M. Payne (USA)
05 April 2015 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km : 255.00 km/h James M. Payne (USA)
07 February 2015 Gliding : Out-and-return distance : 1032.0 km Peter Rudi Temple (AUS)
07 February 2015 Gliding : Free out-and-return distance : 1039.52 km Peter Rudi Temple (AUS)
04 February 2015 Gliding : Out-and-return distance : 1054.91 km Gerrit Kurstjens (AUS)
04 February 2015 Gliding : Out-and-return distance : 904.04 km Pamela Kurstjens-Hawkins (AUS)
04 February 2015 Gliding : Free out-and-return distance : 1063.12 km Gerrit Kurstjens (AUS)
23 January 2015 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 191.7 km/h Jan Ritsma (NED)
23 January 2015 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 191.7 km/h Jan Ritsma (NED)
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Technology

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Found out more about the gnss recording devices.

 

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Badges and Diplomas

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The gliding badges and diplomas are awarded for gliding performances.

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FAI Sailplane Grand Prix

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More info about the FAI Sailplane Grand Prix.

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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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There are 150 pilots in Paragliding Worlds