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33rd FAI World Gliding Championships in Räyskälä, Finland

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2014 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP in Varese - Race report

The Italy Qualifying Sailplane Grand Prix took place in Varese from 14 to 21 June with 18 the compet...

Get the Bug for Air Sports with the new FAI Video

The FAI has released a new video featuring all air sports activities under the umbrella of the Feder...

FAI World Air Games 2015 to be Staged in Dubai

The FAI announced today that the 2015 edition of the FAI World Air Games has been awarded to the Uni...

Victory for Didier Hauss at the 5th FAI World Sailplane Grand Prix Championship

The first-ever final of a Sailplane Grand Prix was held at Saint Auban in the southern Alps in 2005 ...

2014 FAI Young Artists Contest winners revealed

Youngsters from China, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and USA are among the winners...

2014 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP in  Varese - Race report

2014 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP in Varese - Race report

The Italy Qualifying Sailplane Grand Prix took place in Varese from 14 to 21 June with 18 the competitors from 6 countries : Argentina, Austria, Chech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia. The opening ....

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Get the Bug for Air Sports with the new FAI Video

Get the Bug for Air Sports with the new FAI Video

The FAI has released a new video featuring all air sports activities under the umbrella of the Federation. The 3-minute film succinctly presents the FAI sports and includes footage of FAI internationa....

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Minimum performances for Continental Records

Minimum performances for Continental Records

The minimum performances required for Continental Records have been published in the Documents section, with an effective date of 14 May 2014.          ....

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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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Current Events

until 10 August 2014 33rd FAI World Gliding Championships Leszno (Poland)
until 02 August 2014 2014 Championnat Régional Champagne Ardennes Joinville Mussey (France)
until 08 August 2014 2014 Czech Regional Championship Tabor (Czech Rep.)
until 08 August 2014 2014 Concours International de Bailleau Bailleau (France)
until 08 August 2014 2014 Concours Amical de Bailleau Bailleau (France)

Upcoming Events

01 August 2014 2014 Klippeneck-Segelflug-Wettbewerb Klippeneck (Germany)
02 August 2014 2014 Championnat Interregional Junior Est Pont Saint-Vincent (France)
03 August 2014 2014 Championnat Interregional Junior Sud Est Saint Auban (France)
03 August 2014 2014 Championnat Interregional Junior Grand Ouest Angers Marcé (France)
03 August 2014 2014 Championnat Interregional Grand Ouest Angers Marcé (France)
04 August 2014 2014 Coppa Internazionale del Mediterraneo Rieti (Italy)
09 August 2014 2014 Championnat Interregional Junior Centre Orléans Saint-Denis de l'Hotel (France)
09 August 2014 2014 Altmark-Pokal Stendal-Borstel (Germany)
09 August 2014 2014 AustriaTAL Dobersberg, LOAB (Austria)
11 August 2014 2014 Czech Gliding Championship Hosin (Czech Rep.)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

07 July 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 772.4 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 738.6 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 772.4 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 738.6 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
01 July 2014 Gliding : Distance using up to 3 turn points : 764 km Cornelia Schaich (GER)
01 July 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 756.00 km Cornelia Schaich (GER)
30 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 102.09 km/h Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
30 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 102.09 km/h Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
13 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 117.6 km/h Pilar Muñoz Lopez (ESP)
13 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 117.6 km/h Pilar Muñoz Lopez (ESP)
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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