Friday, 06 June 2014 14:26
The FAI announced today that the 2015 edition of the FAI World Air Games has been awarded to the United Arab Emirates and will be held in Dubai. This multi-discipline event will be organised by the Emirates Aerosports Federation and will take place over a period of 12 days in December 2015. It is the only world competition that brings together the various different air sports.
Friday, 16 May 2014 13:45
The FAI is pleased to announce that Glider Aerobatics, Parachuting Canopy Piloting and Paramotors have been selected by the IWGA (International World Games Association) for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. All three will be grouped as disciplines under the Air Sports banner.
Sunday, 11 May 2014 14:39
COLPAR have published the 1st Bulletins for their three 2nd Category Event competitions this year: Accuracy in Cuba: Canopy Piloting in Brazil and the POPS meet in Argentina, all in one document.
This is available on this web site, either by following the link - COLPAR bulletins - or by going to Documents, Events, scroll down and you will find it following the year dates.
Sunday, 11 May 2014 14:22
Current FAI Judges who are interested in qualifying in this new discipline can attend the training course organised at this year's First World Cup in Speed Skydiving, August 25-3, 1Prostejov, Czech Republic.
There is a notice about this course published on this web-site. Follow the link, or go to Documents, Officials, Judges & Delegates and the notice is under Judges and then Judge Training Course/
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 19:30
The IPC Events Calendar (menu button to right of front page) now covers both 1st Category Events (World Championships, World Cups etc) and 2nd Category Events (like the following competitions).
So if you are, or may be, interested in these events read on:
COLPAR have published information on:
49th Argentina Parachuting Completion (Accuracy Landings) - 1 - 4 May - San Francisco, Cordoba, Argentina
11th Latin American Championships & 1st Friendship Cup (Accuracy Landings and Team Accuracy) 14-21 July, Voradero, Matanzas, Cuba.
12th Latin American Championships (Canopy Piloting) 2 - 7 September, Botuva, Brazil
22nd World Pops Meeting and Championships, 14-22 November, San Juan, Argentina.
In addition we have three Russian competitions, two Individual Accuracy competitions: one in Nazran, 25-28 July and the other in Makhachkala 8-14 September and a Paracross competition in Menzelinsk, Tartars tan the 25-31 August.
Not to forget the Australian Skydiving Nationals in York, Australia 16 - 21 April.
Visit the Events Calendar for full information.
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 08:45
The Panel of Judges appointed for all the FCE's in 2014 are now published on the Documents page under Officials, Judges and Delegates, Judges.
or you can also find them if you go to the menu item above "About us", Judges.
Saturday, 15 March 2014 18:30
All the final results of the combined scores are available on the following link FAI World Paraski
For more pictures go to: www.paraski2014.ru
Day 5, 15th March 2014
The weather has defeated us and there will be no more parachuting taking place. The competition will be declared after 2 rounds of Male Accuracy and 3 rounds of Female.
Saturday, 08 February 2014 16:19
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 09:06
29th January, 2014
Today we start the open meetings where each committee will present their proposed changes to all the delegates and allow full discussion - no one will be voting until the formal Plenary at the weekend.
The open meetings will be interspersed with closed committee meetings as everyone works towards preparing their presentation for the Plenary.
9.00 am Start of the open meeting –
Review of the Strategic Plan, since initiation after Graeme’s appointment has gone through annual reviews, always looking for improvements – key words Attractive and Dynamic.
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 18:31
Following the IPC Plenary meeting both a World Parachuting Championships in Canopy Piloting, USA and World Cup in Indoor Skydiving, (Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events), USA were included in the competition calendar for 2014.
Consequently NACs are invited to submit to the Judges' Committee a list of their available judges for these events.
The forms to do this are available on this site : Documents : Judges and can also be found on this LINK
These must be returned to Pia Berggren, Chair of the Judges Committee, by 1st March 2014
Sunday, 02 February 2014 10:40
Sunday 2nd February 2014
Roll call was taken - the figures have real importance today - Election Day - prepare for battle, as all the positions on the Bureau are subject to election from the Plenary..
41 votes 21 = majority 28 = 2/3rds majority
Graeme started the meeting with the awards for the FAI Gold Parachuting Medal, the Australian nomination has been withdrawn so there are 2 nominations. First requirement is whether to make the award this year. A show of hands gave agreement. Buzz raised the point that proxy votes do not count – 31 valid delegate votes in the room.