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The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here!

The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here! Have a look at FAI's compilation video of the ma...

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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!

Minutes Of Autumn Bureau Meeting Published

Minutes Of Autumn Bureau Meeting Published

The minutes of the CIVL Autumn Bureau  meeting, held in Ferney-Voltaire, France, on September 20 to 22, 2016, are published here.

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IPPI Card For All!

IPPI Card For All!

  Every pilot proficiency rated in an internationally recognized scheme? A dream? No, reality in Serbia, Hungary, France and Italy.

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2017 Salzburg Plenary Deadlines

2017 Salzburg Plenary Deadlines

The 2017 CIVL Plenary will take part in Salzburg, Austria, on February 4 and 5. Pre-plenary 'Open meetings' will take part on February 2 and 3.

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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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The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here!

The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here!

The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here! Have a look at FAI's compilation video of the main competitions of the season 2016:

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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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Open PArapente Santiago -

Event ID

: 11493    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Santiago (Chile)

Date(s)

: 08 Dec to 11 Dec 2016

Website

:http://www.opensantiago.cl


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Open de Canarias de Ala Delta -

Event ID

: 11559    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 1 - sport class Cross Country

Place

: Lanzarote, Gran Canaria (Spain)

Date(s)

: 04 Dec to 10 Dec 2016

Website

:http://www.airtribune.com/xx-open-de-canarias


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Open Placivel -

Event ID

: 11605    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Placivel (Venezuela)

Date(s)

: 07 Dec to 11 Dec 2016

Website

:http://www.volarparapente.com.ve


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

11 December 2016 2016 Western Cape Open Porterville (South Africa)
30 December 2016 2017 Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championships - Forbes (Australia)
09 January 2017 2017 Final CNM de Parapente Escuela Aventura Valle A.C. - Akwawit Balloon Cup Valle de Bravo (Mexico)
14 January 2017 2017 Bright Open - Bright (Australia)
14 January 2017 2017 Colombia - 1a Valida - Open - Valle del Cauca (Colombia)
15 January 2017 2017 Monarca Paragliding Open - Valle de Bravo (Mexico)
17 January 2017 _n/a World Cup Superfinal - Valadares (Brazil)
22 January 2017 2017 Corryong PG Open - Corryong (Australia)
11 February 2017 2017 St Arnaud Paragliding League - Location to be advised (New Zealand)
12 February 2017 2017 Open Valle del Rísaralda - Valida Campeonato Colombiano de Parapente - Apia Risaralda (Colombia)
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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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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