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31 July 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 750 km : 128 km/h Guy Bechtold (LUX)
07 July 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 772.4 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 738.6 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 772.4 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 738.6 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
30 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 102.09 km/h Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
30 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 102.09 km/h Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
13 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 117.6 km/h Pilar Muñoz Lopez (ESP)
13 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 117.6 km/h Pilar Muñoz Lopez (ESP)
15 May 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km : 106.23 km/h Ugo Pavesi (ITA)
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Call for bids for the 7th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix Series

Call for bids for the 7th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix Series

  The Sailplane Grand Prix management team are pleased to announce the dates for the 7th Sailplane Grand Prix series. The 7th series FAI Sailplane Grand Prix Qualifying events will take place....

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Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced

The FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the outstanding dedication and contribution to air sports.Aerobatics pilot Aude Lemordant, Breitling Young....

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Sporting Code Section 3 - Edition 2014

Sporting Code Section 3 - Edition 2014

Sporting Code Section 3: Gliding, together with Annexes A, B, and C have been updated for 2014. The new documents are effective from October 1, 2014.   jQuery(document).ready(fu....

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Spanish FAI Sailplane Grand Prix, Contest Preview

Spanish FAI Sailplane Grand Prix, Contest Preview

In the beautiful setting of the Valley of Cerdanya in Catalonia The Aeroclub of Sabadell is host to the Spanish FAI Sailplane Grand Prix where 15 top sailplane racing pilots will compete to qualify fo....

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Angela's report, August 7

Angela's report, August 7

This is IGC Journalist Angela Sheard's August 7, 2014 report from the World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland.  At last, Wednesday 6th August, the weather was not only flyable but better....

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