Login

igc-logo

125 Years of Flight Testing

It is generally accepted that Otto Lilienthal (1848-1896) was the “father of gliding experiments.” W...

Winners of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest Revealed

The FAI international jury selected the winning paintings of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest, a c...

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...

125 Years of Flight Testing

125 Years of Flight Testing

It is generally accepted that Otto Lilienthal (1848-1896) was the “father of gliding experiments.” We remember that during a period of about six years, he made over 2000 well-documented gliding fl....

Read more...
FAI Sailplane Grand Prix 8th series

FAI Sailplane Grand Prix 8th series

    The FAI Sailplane Grand Prix (SGP) would like to remind you that bids for the 8th series of National SGP events and a bids for the 8th World SGP final should be submitted by the 1st ....

Read more...
2015 FAI Annual Report released

2015 FAI Annual Report released

The 2015 FAI Annual Report provides an overview of all our activities with plenty of pictures. More compact than the previous editions, it includes the competitions, records, awards, our sponsor Breit....

Read more...
Preview of the FAI Sailplane Grand Prix in Spain

Preview of the FAI Sailplane Grand Prix in Spain

  Sunday 17 April 2016 will be the first race day of the second Sailplane Grand Prix 2016 in the beautiful valley of Cerdanya, nestled in the eastern Pyrenees. The Cerdanya valley has a remark....

Read more...
More news

Upcoming Events

05 November 2016 7th FAI World Sailplane Grand Prix Championship Potchefstroom (South Africa)
08 January 2017 34th FAI World Gliding Championships Benalla (Australia)
17 May 2017 9th FAI Women's World Gliding Championship Zbraslavice (Czech Rep.)
29 June 2017 2nd FAI World 13.5m Class Gliding Championship Szatymas (Hungary)
20 July 2017 19th FAI European Gliding Championships Moravská Třebová (Czech Rep.)
27 July 2017 10th FAI Junior World Gliding Championships Pociunai, Kaunas (Lithuania)
10 August 2017 19th FAI European Gliding Championships Lasham (United Kingdom)
26 November 2017 2nd FAI Pan-American Gliding Championship Santa Rosa de Conlara (Argentina)
08 July 2018 35th FAI World Gliding Championships Ostrow Wielkopolski (Poland)
28 July 2018 35th FAI World Gliding Championships Pribram (Czech Rep.)
More events

 

events calendar

Gallery

world air_games

frontpage_logos

IOC Recognised

Did you know...?

3h 54m 59s = World Record manpowered aircraft

Did you know...?

Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth

Did you know...?

There are 150 pilots in Paragliding Worlds