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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...

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!

FAI World Class 2 Local Regulations Published

FAI World Class 2 Local Regulations Published

Local Regulations for the 20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Champioship in Serres, France, from July 26 to August 6 are published here.

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CIVL President Report to the Plenary

CIVL President Report to the Plenary

  It’s been a busy year again at CIVL. I will not go through everything we did. It is detailed here and there in the 50+ annexes to the Agenda, and in particular:

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CIVL Plenary Programme

CIVL Plenary Programme

  The CIVL Plenary programme is here.

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Welcome to the CIVL Competition Timeline

Welcome to the CIVL Competition Timeline

  The CIVL Competition Timeline allows you to visualize in a practical all sanctioned events but also some of our not yet sanctioned main competitions. It allows competition organizers to bet....

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CIVL Salzburg Plenary: Agenda Published

CIVL Salzburg Plenary: Agenda Published

    The Agenda and Annexes for the upcoming FAI Hang Gliding & Paragliding Commission (CIVL) Plenary Meeting are now online. Further documents will be published online when they beco....

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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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Current Events

Corryong PG Open -

Event ID

: 11556    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Corryong (Australia)

Date(s)

: 22 Jan to 28 Jan 2017

Website

:http://airtribune.com/corryong-pg-open-2017/info


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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World Cup Superfinal -

Event ID

: 11690    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Valadares (Brazil)

Date(s)

: 17 Jan to 28 Jan 2017

Website

:http://www.pwca.org/node/28950


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Hombres Pajaro Colombia -

Event ID

: 11706    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 1 - sport class Cross Country

Place

: Santa Elena (Colombia)

Date(s)

: 21 Jan to 28 Jan 2017

Alternate dates

: 29 Jan to 06 Feb 2017


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

27 January 2017 2nd Open Roldanillo Colombia - Roldanillo (Colombia)
06 February 2017 2017 Open Trujillo - Torococco (Venezuela)
09 February 2017 2017 Hang Gliding Japan Championship in Kinokawa Sky Grand Prix - Kinokawa (Japan)
09 February 2017 2017 Campeonato Argentino de Parapente Cuchi Corral - Cuchi Corral (Argentina)
11 February 2017 2017 St Arnaud Paragliding League - St Arnaud, Tasman, south island (New Zealand)
12 February 2017 2017 Open Valle del Rísaralda - Valida Campeonato Colombiano de Parapente - Apia Risaralda (Colombia)
16 February 2017 2017 Lithuanian Open Paragliding Accuracy Championship - Trakai (Lithuania)
18 February 2017 2017 New Zealand Hang Gliding Championship - Rotorua (New Zealand)
18 February 2017 2017 Panchgani Paragliding Open - Panchgani, Maharashtra (India)
19 February 2017 2017 NSW State Titles - Mt Borah (Australia)
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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