FAI's International Rotorcraft Commission (CIG) held its annual plenary meeting on 26-27 February in Lausanne.
Delegates convened in the Olympic Museum to discuss several issues, including; bids for future World Championships, details regarding competitors' participation in the World Air Games later this year in Turin (ITA) and the future direction of the Commission.
The FAI Gold Rotorcraft Medal for 2009 was awarded to Mr. Vladimir ZYABLIKOV for his great achievements in helicopter sport, including 3 time overall FAI World Champion.
There were no Bureau elections in 2009. Wolfgang Perplies was re-appointed Chairman of the Rules Committee. The next CIG Plenary meeting will take place in Lausanne on 25 and 26 February 2010.