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Plenary 2016... What's Up?

A first report Championships awarded The new CIVL Competition Class paragliders Minutes and A...

Safety Alerts

Paraglider Safety notice by manufacturers etc. Hang Glider Safety notice by manufacturers et...

CIVL Competition Class Paragliders

List of CCC certified gliders, documentation, this and that...

Our FAI Champions!

World and Continental Champions in Paragliding, Hang Gliding, Paragliding Accuracy and Aerobatics…...

Whats' up?

A regular report of what's going on at CIVL... (Almost) monthly reports... Plenary wrap-ups... Eve...

World XC Online Contest

Participate in any of the networked contests and you are in the CIVL World Online XC Contest!

2015 FAI Annual Report Just Out!

2015 FAI Annual Report Just Out!

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....

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Winners of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest Revealed

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 competition which every year honours the best paintings from youngsters in three age categories from ....

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Brand New Section 7 Published

Brand New Section 7 Published

  The brand new Section 7 of our Sporting Code has been published and will be effective May 1, 2016.

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What’s Up at CIVL in April 2016?

What’s Up at CIVL in April 2016?

  A brief account of what has been done since the Plenary…

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Euro and World Hang Gliding Local Regulations Updated

Euro and World Hang Gliding Local Regulations Updated

The local regulation for this Summer World Class 5 and European Class 1 Hang Gliding Championships have been updated.  

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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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4 August 1985: Larry Tudor, the “Part Bird”,  who Flew a Record of....

4 August 1985: Larry Tudor, the “Part Bird”, who Flew a Record of....

Today marks the 30th anniversary of an FAI Word Record made by an American pilot described as both “Part Bird” and “Skygod” and who is perhaps one of the finest Hang Glider pilot for tandem ....

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Nunnapat Phuchong (THA)

World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Nunnapat Phuchong (THA)

Name Nunnapat PHUCHONG   Sport Accuracy Landing Gender F Ranking 88 Nationality THA Year of birth 1987 Start year in the sport 2008 Experience 10....

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until 03 May 2016 2016 BOS Round 1 and British Open Crickhowell (United Kingdom)
until 05 May 2016 4th Open Cup Turan Tuva, Turan (Russia)
until 09 May 2016 2016 Far East Cup Lazareva (Russia)
until 02 May 2016 5th Open Internacional de Ala delta Pedro Bernardo 2016 Pedro Bernardo (Spain)
until 02 May 2016 2016 Norwegian Cup 1 Voss, Bergen (Norway)
until 05 May 2016 19th Dnister Cup Open Mogiliv - Podilsky (Ukraine)
until 08 May 2016 2016 Ukrainian HG Championship open Pyriatyn (Ukraine)
until 07 May 2016 2016 Pico do Gavião International HG Open Andradas (Brazil)
until 05 May 2016 2016 Open Karasay Batyr Cup Almaty (Kazakhstan)

Upcoming Events

03 May 2016 2016 International German Open Hanggliding Greifenburg (Austria)
04 May 2016 2016 Stranik Cup Stranik (Slovakia)
04 May 2016 2016 Korea Open Championship - Gochang GoChang (Korea)
05 May 2016 2016 St Andre Open - Fabien H. Memorial Saint Andre Les Alpes (France)
05 May 2016 2016 PGAWC Montenegro 1st series Berane (Montenegro)
05 May 2016 2016 Norwegian Cup 2 Orsta (Norway)
05 May 2016 2016 Finnish Open XC League – Round 1 Kiikala (Finland)
06 May 2016 2016 Cup of Center Asia Tuva, Turan (Russia)
06 May 2016 2016 Kalavryta Open - Greek League (PG) Kalavryta (Greece)
06 May 2016 2016 Moldova Open Paragliding Championship Nahoryany (Ukraine)
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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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2013 CIVL Handbook

HandbookCIVL

Everything you ever wanted to know about CIVL... and more!

Your passport to the world

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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