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1st Bureau Newsletter 2015

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Follow this link to read the 1st Bureau Newsletter of 2015.  A quarter of the year has gone.

Read about the work of the new Bureau so far this year.

 

Newsletter No. 1 2015

Judges FAI Training Courses during 2015

on-line courseIf you follow the menu tab above "about us" - "Judges"  "Judges Training Course" you will find details of the Official FAI Judges Training Courses organised, so far, for 2015, including courses being run by CISM to which prospective FAI Judges are invited) and the course will be arranged to cover both ratings.

Style & Accuracy - 6-16 May,  CISM

Formation Skydiving - 6 -16 May, CISM

Wingsuit Performance Flying - 26-29 May, Netheravon, UK

Canopy Piloting, 20 May - 07 June, Brazil

 

Full details of the courses                             CISM Invitation

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Roll Out New Logo

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The Event Organising Committee of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 unveiled the new logo for the multi air sports event during a ceremony that was held at the Skydive Marina in Dubai on Sunday night.

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Sports and Disciplines Selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Revealed

Dubai Air Sports 2 2The FAI has today announced the list of the 11 sports and 24 disciplines selected for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. More than 1000 athletes, crews and officials will be involved in the multi air sports event. It will be the biggest FAI World Air Games ever organised.

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15th World ParaSki Championships -- Pictures from the Competition

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Thank you to our photographers, Hans Huemer, Jorg Heise, Arnold Hohenegger who have put toegether the folloing compilation of pictures from the competition - enjoy/

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Wingsuit Performance Flying - Countdown started - 25th May 2015 Netheravon, UK

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The 1st FAI World Cup in Wingsuit Performance Flying will take place at Netheravon, UK on 25th to 29th May 2015.

This new discipline and the event were approved at the IPC Plenary meeting held in Bulgaria last month.

The First Bulletin will be posted soon - you will find the bid under the Agenda items for the Plenary, follow the Meetings tab above to locate it.

The Rules for this event are now published on this web-site under:  http://www.fai.org/downloads/ipc/wingsuit_performance_flying_competition_rules_2015

and the Bulletin 1 is now published - follow this link..

and the Registration Document

 

 

 

 

 

 

65th IPC Plenary - Varshets, Bulgaria - Day 5 1st February

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Final day of the Plenary - and it's snowing!

 

Links to previous days reports and the delegates pictures are at the foot of the page.

 


08.50hrs: 1st February 2015

The final day of the Plenary and the Delegates - albeit reduced in numbers - are gathering in the Conference Hall with a view to completing the agenda by lunchtime.

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5th DIPC, Dubai - Thank you

 

A huge thank you must go to His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammef Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council for his continuing Patronage, sponsorship and support of the Dubai International Parachuting Competition without which none of this would have been possible.

Also a thank you to the Emirates Aerosport Federation (EAF) and Skydive Dubai and the various committees and people who worked so hard to make this a success.
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Members of the Higher Organizing Committee at the awards ceremony

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1st World Cup in Indoor Skydiving, Austin, USA - Final Report & Video

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Three years ago Gillian Rayner of the International Parachuting Commission (IPC) and Axel Zohmann of the International BodyFlight Association met to discuss the feasibility of hosting a World Cup for Indoor Skydiving. The IPC went on to modify the “outdoor” rules for skydiving for use indoors to include four disciplines: Formation Skydiving (FS), Vertical Formation Skydiving (VFS) as well as for the artistic events which include Freefly and Freestyle.

In January of 2014, iFLY Austin’s Operations Manager Erin Horton secured the bid to host the 1st FAI World Cup of Indoor Skydiving. On November 13th, months of hard work came together as the President of the International Parachute Council, Graeme Windsor, declared the meet officially open. An air of anticipation passed through the banquet room for no one quite knew what to expect, as the weekend was to be the first of its kind.

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Latest Bureau Newsletter December 2014

Graeme Windsor

Take a look aat the latest Bureau Newsletter by following the link on the button on the right hand side of this page.  Your Bureau has been busy.

Executive Board and Liaison Officers in Dubai to Discuss the FAI World Air Games

DIPC-2014-DubaiFAI officials gathered in Dubai this week to get to know the members of the Organising Committee, the host city and the competition venues of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. A series of meetings were held where the Executive Board and the FAI World Air Games Experts from the Sports Commissions discussed the key issues pertinent to FAI’s flagship event.

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