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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!

World Paragliding Aerobatics Championship Online

World Paragliding Aerobatics Championship Online

The World Paragliding Aerobatics Championship 5August 26 to September 4) is already online at  http://wpac-annecy-2016.com with plenty to see and read: videos, portofolios, information.......

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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....

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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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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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Current Events

until 01 June 2016 2016 BOS Round 2 Hawes (United Kingdom)
until 03 June 2016 2016 Mt Cuarnan, Gemona, British Paragliding Open Gemona del Friuli (Italy)
until 05 June 2016 2016 Danish open HG Fasterholdt (Denmark)
until 03 June 2016 3rd FAI Asian Paragliding Accuracy Championship Taldykorgan (Kazakhstan)

Upcoming Events

01 June 2016 2016 International Erzgebirge Cup for Rigids Hartenstein (Germany)
02 June 2016 2016 Sibillini Trophy Sarnano (Italy)
02 June 2016 2016 Turkey Open Hang Gliding Championship - Kayseri Talas Ali Dagi (Turkey)
03 June 2016 2016 Russian Cup Sarmanovo (Russia)
03 June 2016 2016 Bursa Cup Paragliding Cross Country Competition Bursa (Turkey)
04 June 2016 2016 Paragliding World Cup - Italy Gemona del Friuli (Italy)
04 June 2016 2016 Norwegian Cup 4 Lofthus (Norway)
04 June 2016 2016 Open Championship of Primorsky region Dalnegorsk (Russia)
04 June 2016 2016 St Petersburg XC paragliding White nights Cup St. Petersburg (Russia)
04 June 2016 2016 Kranjska Gora Open Kranjska Gora (Slovenia)
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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