Friday, 01 July 2016 13:04
A three day workshop took place this week in Wroclaw, Poland, as part of the preparation for the World Games 2017. The attendees included the Event Directors and Officials of the three disciplines selected to the World Games 2017, FAI Member Representatives from France and Hungary, the Director of the Wroclaw Aeroclub and FAI Head Office staff.
Monday, 27 June 2016 10:58
Does flying make you dream? Yes? Then pick up your pens, pencils or brushes and enter the 2017 FAI Young Artists Contest to reach for the clouds. The aim is to create a picture that illustrates this years’ theme “Beyond the Clouds”, and to show us your vision through your eyes!
Youngsters from three age categories: Junior (6-9), Intermediate (10-13), Senior (14-17) are invited to participate.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 11:07
The FAI has received the following performance notifications from the Solar Impulse team, following Bertrand Piccards’s flight from New York (JFK International Airport), USA, to Seville (International Airport), Spain, with the solar-powered aeroplane “Solar Impulse 2”.
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 10:21
At the recent FAI meetings of the FAI Executive Board, Commission Presidents and representatives from NACs, at Heraklion Crete, a proposal from CIAM, the FAI Aeromodelling Commission, was presented and discussed. This proposal was to establish and implement a common FAI strategy for the drones.
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 12:18
Three different meetings took place in Heraklion, on the Greek island of Crete, from Thursday to Saturday: Air Sport Commission Presidents, Active Member Presidents and Executive Board meeting.
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 15:45
FAI and ERSA (European Rotor Sports Association) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to work closely on the promotion of radio control drone flying, also called FPV racing.
Monday, 06 June 2016 14:45
FAI has launched its new official e-shop that includes an exciting new range of retro-styled items for men and women and the photo book of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015.
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 09:49
FAI President Dr. John Grubbström and FAI Secretary General Susanne Schödel attended the 2016 CISM (International Military Sports Council) Annual Congress in Tartu, Estonia, to further develop the links between both organisations.
Thursday, 28 April 2016 15:40
The 2015 FAI Annual Report provides an overview of all our activities with plenty of pictures. More compact than the previous editions, it includes the competitions, records, awards, our sponsor Breitling, our partner Red Bull Air Race, and much more!
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 12:14
The FAI international jury selected the winning paintings of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest, a competition which every year honours the best paintings from youngsters in three age categories from 7 to 16 years old.
Thursday, 11 February 2016 13:49
The FAI World Air Games is the biggest air sports event in the world. This multi-disciplinary event is the only world competition that brings together the various different air sports and their very best athletes.
The last edition took place in Dubai from 1 to 12 December 2015, hosted by the Emirates Aerosports Federation. The program consisted of the following sports: aerobatics, aeromodelling, airships, amateur-built aircraft, general aviation, gliding, helicopters, hot air balloons, microlights, parachuting, paragliding and paramotors.
The previous editions of the Games were held in Turkey (1997), Spain (2001) and Italy (2009).
The bidding process for the next edition of the FAI World Air Games is now officially open.
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 11:57
The FAI has unveiled www.worldairgames.aero, the brand new website for its flagship event, the FAI World Air Games. It is meant to gather in one place all the information and news about the latest and future editions of the Games.
It includes useful content about the last Games that took place in Dubai from 1 to 12 December 2015, such as the results, news, descriptions of the events, press releases and more.
In the future it will also feature updates about the next Games and for example keep visitors up to speed with the bidding process.
“We wish to be able to point all the people interested in our Games to a website which contains comprehensive information and striking visual content” , said FAI President Dr John Grubbström. “We want to use it as a tool to showcase how exciting FAI’s biggest event is.”