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2013 FAI Annual Report available now !

The 2013 FAI Annual Report, which gives an overview of last year’s activities and achievements of th...

Gliding in The World Games

The Aero Club of Poland is very active in promoting the idea of "olympic gliding". The Polish founda...

Green airsports honoured with new environmental award

The FAI Environmental Commission (EnvC) has established the Angelo d’Arrigo Diploma, a new FAI envir...

Final list of venues for 6th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix series

The period for acceptance of bids to hold a qualifying FAI Sailplane Grand Prix expired on the 31st ...

FAI World Championships events selected for full Breitling branding and support for 2014

The FAI and Breitling are pleased to announce the FAI World Championships events selected for full B...

6th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix series

The FAI Gliding Commission (IGC) is pleased to announce the venues for the 6th FAI Sailplane Grand...

2013 FAI Annual Report available now !

2013 FAI Annual Report available now !

The 2013 FAI Annual Report, which gives an overview of last year’s activities and achievements of the Federation, has been released.     View online Flipbook     Do....

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Main decisions taken at the FAI Gliding Commission 2014 Annual Meeting....

Main decisions taken at the FAI Gliding Commission 2014 Annual Meeting....

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the FAI Gliding Commission (IGC) was held on 7 and 8 March 2014 in Varese, Italy. The Commission presented the improvements that were made to the training of the IGC Stewar....

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Gliding in The World Games

Gliding in The World Games

The Aero Club of Poland is very active in promoting the idea of "olympic gliding". The Polish foundation "Smyki na start" whose main goal is promoting engineering and technology among youngsters toget....

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Green airsports honoured with new environmental award

Green airsports honoured with new environmental award

The FAI Environmental Commission (EnvC) has established the Angelo d’Arrigo Diploma, a new FAI environmental award which aims at recognising and promoting major contributions in the field of environ....

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IGC 2014 Plenary agenda has been published, updated

IGC 2014 Plenary agenda has been published, updated

The agenda and annexes for the March 7-8 2014 Plenary meeting of the FAI Gliding Commission (IGC) in Varese, Italy, has been published in the Documents section. Updated February 10, 2014.  ....

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Upcoming Events

25 April 2014 2014 KLIX - international gliding cup Klix (Germany)
25 April 2014 2014 13,5m Class Leonardo Brigliadori International Cup Alzate Brianza (Italy)
26 April 2014 2014 Kitzbueheler Alpen Pokal St. Johann (Austria)
26 April 2014 2014 Coupe du Ventoux Carpentras (France)
27 April 2014 2014 Amicale ASW20 Carpentras (France)
03 May 2014 2014 Championnat de France Buno (France)
09 May 2014 5th FAI World Sailplane Grand Prix Championship Sisteron (France)
10 May 2014 2014 Belgian Nationals Saint Hubert (Belgium)
23 May 2014 2014 Hahnweide Hahnweide (Germany)
27 May 2014 2014 National Air Romorantin (France)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

19 January 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km : 145.37 km/h Max H.S. Leenders (NED)
17 January 2014 Gliding : Free Distance : 1196.28 km Christopher John Ndrilo Woolley (AUS)
16 January 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 1048.80 km Matt Gage (AUS)
16 January 2014 Gliding : Free distance using up to 3 turn points : 1060.78 km Matt Gage (AUS)
03 January 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 192.7 km/h Jan Ritsma (NED)
03 January 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 192.7 km/h Jan Ritsma (NED)
29 December 2013 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 224.00 km/h Diether Memmert (GER)
20 December 2013 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 1029.40 km Lisa Trotter (AUS)
20 December 2013 Gliding : Distance using up to 3 turn points : 1026.80 km Lisa Trotter (AUS)
20 December 2013 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 1026.80 km Lisa Trotter (AUS)
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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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There are 150 pilots in Paragliding Worlds