FAI News 05/06

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New FAI Articles / Nouveaux articles FAI /
CIAM Plenary Meeting / New World Record Claims

New FAI Articles

We have the pleasure in informing you that the following new FAI Articles are now available for sale :

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Badge (pin), 15mm in height, gilded metal / CHF 4.50

Dark blue woven tie with logo and gold stripes;
FAI Logos woven in lighter blue between gold stripes.
100 % Polyester / CHF 30.-

FAI Sticker
FAI Sticker
Dimensions : 80 x 42 mm / CHF 1.50

To order these new articles, please consult the FAI eSHOP.

Last chance : Our supply of "Air 05 Europe" DVDs is coming to an end. Do not miss your chance to get a copy of this film we are offering at the attractive price of CHF 32.-. The last copies will be delivered on a "first come first served" basis.
Click here to order your copy of "Air 05 Europe" DVD.

Nouveaux articles FAI

Nous avons le plaisir de vous informer que de nouveaux articles FAI sont maintenant disponibles à la vente :

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Insignes FAI
Insigne (pin), 15mm de haut, métal doré / CHF 4.50

Cravate FAI
Cravate tissée bleu foncé avec logo et bandes or; logos FAI ton sur ton entre les bandes or. 100 % polyester / CHF 30.-

Autocollant FAI
Dimensions : 80 x 42 mm / CHF 1.50

Pour commander ces nouveaux articles, nous vous invitons à consulter notre magasin en ligne FAI eSHOP.

Dernière chance
: notre stock de DVD "Air 05 Europe" est bientôt épuisé. Ne manquer pas la possibilité de commander votre exemplaire de ce film que nous proposons au prix attractif de CHF 32.-. Les derniers DVD en stock seront livrés dans l'ordre d'arrivée des commandes.
Cliquer ici pour commander votre exemplaire du DVD "Air 05 Europe".

CIAM Plenary Meeting

The FAI Aeromodelling Commission (CIAM) held its Annual Plenary Meeting on 24 and 25 March 2006 in Lausanne (SUI).

Awards : In recognition of outstanding sporting performances or eminent services rendered to the sport of aeromodelling, the following diplomas and medals have been awarded for the year 2005 :

FAI Aeromodelling Gold Medal : Matti JYLLILA (FIN)
Andrei Tupolev Aeromodelling Medal : Hiroki ITO (JPN)
Alphonse Penaud Diploma : Christophe PAYSANT LE ROUX (FRA)
Antonov Aeromodelling Diploma : Bernard HUNT (GBR)
Frank Ehling Diploma : Andrija DUCAK (SCG)
Andrei Tupolev Aeromodelling Diploma : Christopher CALLOW (AUS)

Elections : Mr Sandy PIMENOFF (FIN) was re-elected as CIAM President. Mr Massimo SEMOLI (ITA) was newly elected as Secretary, and Mr Hartmut SIEGMANN (GER) as Assistant Secretary. (Click here for the full List of CIAM Officers and Delegates).

Next Plenary Meeting : 23 and 24 March 2007, Lausanne (SUI)

New World Record Claims

Some of the new World Record Claims recently received by FAI :

Class C (Aeroplanes) / Claims number : 13243 & 13244
Sub-classes : C-1 (Landplanes) and C-1c (Landplanes : take-off weight 1000 to 1750 kg)
Group 1 : piston engine
Type of record : Speed over a recognised course
Course/location : Paris (FRA) - Luxembourg (LUX)
Performance : 349.8 km/h
Pilot : Christophe TOSCAS (FRA)
Aircraft : LCT30
Date: 19.03.2006
Current records : new

Class C (Aeroplanes / Claim number : 13245
Sub-class C-1 : (Landplanes)
Type of record : Speed over a commercial Air Route in excess of 6 500 km
Course/location : Frankfurt (GER) - Washington, DC (USA)
Performance : 885 km/h
Pilot : Francis V. DE PEYSTER (USA)
Aircraft : Boeing 747-400
Airline : United Airlines
Date: 18.03.2006
Current record : 830.88 km/h (12.09.1991 - Paul V. DAVIS II, USA)

The details shown above are provisional. When all the evidence required has been received and checked, the exact figures will be established and the record ratified (if appropriate).

For further information on World Records, please consult the latest news, including all claims pending ratification, at FAI World Records.