Friday, 21 August 2015 09:08
Friday 21 August 2015: Today is Day 1 of the European Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing Championships (Senior and Junior). As well as being the official arrival day for the delegations, it's also designated as a day of training jumps, - but this is a FCE, a Continental Championship - and this is the weather situation at the DZ in Erden, Montana. . . .
8th European and 5th Junior European Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing Championships: Opening Ceremony
Friday, 21 August 2015 00:00
A selection of photos taken during the Opening Ceremony of the 8th FAI European & 5th FAI Junior European Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing Championships.
8th European and 5th Junior European Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing Championships: A-Z Country Delegations
Thursday, 20 August 2015 17:20
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:51
FAI invites you to visit the new event website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. Managed by the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) as the host of the event, it offers quick and easy access to essential information about the Games.
Monday, 15 June 2015 10:46
The first Bulletin for this event is now published on this site under Events Calendar
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10th EC & 11th WC Artistic Events, 13th EC & 20th WC in Formation Skydiving, & 1st EC & 2nd WC in Speed Skydiving Teuge, Netherlands 7-12 September 2015
Monday, 15 June 2015 10:39
The First Bulletin is now published and available on this site under the Events Calendar
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Monday, 01 June 2015 16:25
Thursday, 28 May 2015 22:58
In a symbolic gesture, today the torch of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 was lit and handed over today by FAI to the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) as the Games Organising Committee. The ceremony took place at the Olympic Museum located in the city of Lausanne, Switzerland, where FAI has its headquarters. It featured distinguished guests from the air sports community and beyond.
Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:48
Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:35
Thursday, 28 May 2015 09:03
Day 4: Thursday 28th May 2015:
17.30hrs After the excitement of a successful conclusion to the 1st World Cup in Wingsuit Performance Flying the English weather took over and the winds went over the limits - even for wingsuit jumping. All the plans being made to try and create Performance Records were put on hold for the afternoon, but by 17.30 the first lift was called. There is a relaxed feel on the DZ after such intense days of competition - some of the load want to just flock with friends, others want to do some serious attempts at that first Performance Record (Time), we wait to see and can enjoy the beauty of the summer evening here at Netheravon.
10.15hrs: In practical terms the competition is over but we are still within the 2 hour window where a protest could in theory be entered.
Being the very first World Cup there are simply loads of records being set and the complete list will be available here soon. In the meantime we can confirm that the 1st FAI Wingsuit Performance Flying Winners are:
Congratulations to you all!!
Whilst competitive wingsuit performance flying has only been around since 2006, Espen Fadnes's scores in this competition are the highest ever recorded scores. On the basis of 100% being the winning score in each task, potentially giving the overall winner a total of 300% - Espen achieved 294.4%. A remarkable score for some one who hasn't been competing very long.
09.12hrs: The final competitor has landed!
07.40hrs: By 07.00hrs the airfield was buzzing, not only as there was just one round in the Speed task to complete the competition, but everyone was greeted by a virtually cloud-free blue sky with low winds, albeit a bit chilly.
We need just 6 lifts and the scores of the first lift are already in. Spike Harper (UK) has just clocked up a 312.8kph - but we do have another 47 jumpers to go!