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FAI Sailplane Grand Prix news January 2015

The first FAI Sailplane Grand Prix event of 2015 at Worcester in the Cape Mountains of South Africa ...

1985-2014 : The Two Stories of the Exceptional Pilots Who Flew Over Himalaya on a Glider

The Himalaya and its vast territories, gigantic mountains, spiritual people and wild beauty have lon...

Executive Board and Liaison Officers in Dubai to Discuss the FAI World Air Games

FAI officials gathered in Dubai this week to get to know the members of the Organising Committee, th...

Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

The FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the ou...

33rd FAI World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland

The pictures of the competition are now available on Flickr !

Spanish FAI Sailplane Grand Prix, Contest Preview

In the beautiful setting of the Valley of Cerdanya in Catalonia The Aeroclub of Sabadell is host to ...

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 co....

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Bid deadline for 7th FAI Grand Prix Series

Bid deadline for 7th FAI Grand Prix Series

  7th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix series The deadline for prospective bidders wishing to host an FAI sailplane Grand Prix event in 2016 is the 31st of January. Bid information can be found ....

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FAI Sailplane Grand Prix News release

FAI Sailplane Grand Prix News release

The South African Sailplane Grand Prix 2015 is now taking place at Worcester in the Cape Mountains in Cape Province.

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1985-2014 : The Two Stories of the Exceptional Pilots Who Flew Over Hi....

1985-2014 : The Two Stories of the Exceptional Pilots Who Flew Over Hi....

The Himalaya and its vast territories, gigantic mountains, spiritual people and wild beauty have long exerted extraordinary fascination - which is far from fading. Ever since the 19th century when Eu....

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Upcoming Events

06 April 2015 1st FAI Pan-American Gliding Championship Chilhowee, Benton (USA)
27 April 2015 2015 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP Frydlant (Czech Rep.)
23 May 2015 2015 Swiss Open National Gliding Championship Buttwil (Switzerland)
01 July 2015 2015 Swiss Open Juniors National Gliding Championship Schänis (Switzerland)
01 July 2015 2015 RM Schänis Schänis (Switzerland)
12 July 2015 18th FAI European Gliding Championships Ocseny Airfield (Hungary)
25 July 2015 2015 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP Zar (Poland)
01 August 2015 8th FAI Women's World Gliding Championship Arnborg (Denmark)
01 August 2015 2015 Lithuanian National Championship Pociunai, Kaunas (Lithuania)
01 August 2015 1st FAI World 13.5m Class Gliding Championship Pociunai, Kaunas (Lithuania)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

07 February 2015 Gliding : Free out-and-return distance : 1039.52 km Peter Rudi Temple (AUS)
07 February 2015 Gliding : Out-and-return distance : 1032.0 km Peter Rudi Temple (AUS)
04 February 2015 Gliding : Free out-and-return distance : 1063.12 km Gerrit Kurstjens (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)
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)
22 January 2015 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 1258 km Max H.S. Leenders (NED)
22 January 2015 Gliding : Distance using up to 3 turn points : 1261.00 km Max H.S. Leenders (NED)
08 January 2015 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 187.3 km/h Jan Ritsma (NED)
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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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