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20th Class 2 HG Worlds - Local Regulations revised and published!

20th Class 2 HG Worlds - Local Regulations revised and published!

    CIVL Bureau has approved the changes of Local Regulations for 20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship.

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Brasilia Women's Hang Gliding World Championship Cancelled

Brasilia Women's Hang Gliding World Championship Cancelled

  Unfortunately, due to a insufficient number of women participants, the 14th FAI Women’s World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship in Brasilia (Brazil) that was to take part from August 6 ....

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 CIVL PGA Judges' seminar in Nurmsi, Estonia on July 6-9, 2017

CIVL PGA Judges' seminar in Nurmsi, Estonia on July 6-9, 2017

CIVL PGA Commission holds the seminar for FAI Paragliding Accuracy Judges in Nurmsi Airfield (Estonia) on July 6-9, 2017.

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Already FS 2016 R1.3

Already FS 2016 R1.3

  CIVL FS Software group continues to perfect the program. Again an update is released. FS 2016 R1.3 fixes a few bugs in track evaluation in stopped tasks.

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PGA Worlds is over. Meet the Champions!

PGA Worlds is over. Meet the Champions!

The 9th FAI Paragliding Accuracy Championship in Vlora Albania concluded with what was probably the most dramatic finish ever encountered in this aeronautic discipline. 

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 PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

Christian Ciech is one of the most successful pilots in competition hang gliding, and was FAI European and World Champion at the same time in 2016. We spoke to him…

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23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

On 23 July 2006, 10 years ago, French pro paraglider Charles Cazaux set a FAI World Record when he reached 41.15 km/h in the category “Speed over a triangular course of 25km”. In April 2010 he bro....

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Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

French paraglider Tim Alongi, 24, is the new FAI World Air Games Paragliding Aerobatics Champion. Alongi also won the silver medal in the Sychronised Paragliding Aerobatics competition, along with hi....

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Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt from Germany, has been flying paragliders for 11 years. For the last six she's been performing aerobatic tricks, or "acro". It's a discipline very few women attempt, and this year Schmi....

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US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

It's rare to find competitors from the US in Paragliding Aerobatics competitions. The sport of paragliding has a relatively small following there, and there are few pilots who embark on the niche dare....

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British Nationals and Monte Cucco Open -

Event ID

: 11976    

Bid:

277

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 5 Cross country
class 1 - sport class Cross Country

Place

: Monte Cucco (Italy)

Date(s)

: 25 Jun to 01 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.nats.bhgcomps.uk/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Carpathian Cup Open -

Event ID

: 12139    

Bid:

308

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Pylypets (Ukraine)

Date(s)

: 25 Jun to 02 Jul 2017

Website

:http://airtribune.com/2017-carpathian-cup/info


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Acro Vertigo Voss APWT -

Event ID

: 12218    

Bid:

292

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Solo Aerobatics

Place

: Voss, Bergen (Norway)

Date(s)

: 25 Jun to 28 Jun 2017

Website

:http://ekstremsportveko.com/sports/paragliding/vertigo-voss/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

30 June 2017 2017 Best of Diedams - Diedamskopf (Austria)
01 July 2017 15th FAI World Paragliding Championship - Monte Avena (Italy)
01 July 2017 2017 Santomeri X/C Open 2017-Hellenic League - Mt Skollis (Greece)
01 July 2017 2017 Spanish Hang Gliding National and International Open Arangoiti - Lumbier (Spain)
01 July 2017 2017 open int. AlpenrosenCup 2017 for Paragliders and Tyrolean Championship - Westendorf (Austria)
02 July 2017 2017 Belgian Paragliding Open - Le Grand Bornand (France)
05 July 2017 2017 Rana Cup - Rana near Louny (Czech Rep.)
06 July 2017 2017 XC Turkey Hang Gliding Class Sport - Inonu - Eskisehir (Turkey)
07 July 2017 2017 German Midlands Paragliding Trophy - Erfurt at Crawinkel (Germany)
07 July 2017 2017 Estonian Open Championships on PAragliding Accuracy, 2nd stage - Nurmsi Airfield (Estonia)
More events

 

Practical Guidelines for Competition Organisers

OrgGuide briefingdeco

Everything you need to know to run a Cat 1 Championship. Also very useful for Cat 2 organisers!

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The IPPI Card

The IPPI card is every pilot’s passport to the world: a reference by which all national rating programs may be compared. Fly the World, fly IPPI!

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