New Asian air sports federation announced

FAI-Air-Sports-Asia 8March2017_2The positive development of air sports in Asia took a big step forward yesterday, following a meeting of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), FAI and two Asian continental air sports organisations in Dubai.


Interview with Frits Brink, President of the FAI

Frits Brink_Bron_Reismedia_2_1Dutchman Frits Brink, 70, was elected the new President of the FAI, World Air Sports Federation, in October 2016.


FAI to launch international Air Games Tour in 2018

multi-sportsThe FAI is planning to launch an international multi-discipline Air Games Tour which could start in the 2nd half of 2018. Touching down in up to five host cities around the world each year, each event will showcase some of the best sporting action from across the world of air sports over four days of intense activity and competition.


FAI names Noosphere Ventures as its new Global Technical Partner

NoosphereThe FAI is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with US asset management firm Noosphere Ventures.


FAI President attends royal New Year’s reception in the Netherlands

2017 01_24_Dutch_RoyalsFAI President Frits Brink took part in a royal New Year’s reception in the Netherlands on 17 January 2017.


Aviation and Space: Diary-notifications and anniversaries for 2017

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Throughout 2017 the FAI will mark some important anniversaries in aviation and space flight.


FAI Air Sports in Asia Summit: Save the date, 20 March 2017

summit asiaThe FAI is organising a one day Air Sports in Asia Summit in Hong Kong on 20 March 2017. This summit is not only aiming at FAI members but also be open to anyone with an interest in air sports in Asia.


Air Sports Join Olympic Channel

FAI Olympic_ChannelFAI and the Olympic Channel have reached a cooperation agreement to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel.


FAI takes the lead in the rise of the drone sports

Example 151021_FT_Drone.jpg.CROP.promo-xlarge2The FAI, World Air Sports Federation, is putting itself at the centre of the international discussions about drones and drone sports as they happen around the world.


FAI joins the International Drone Sports Conference in Korea!

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As part of its announcement for driving global drone sports, FAI is attending the International Drone Sports Conference in Pyeongchang, Korea, together with Korean Federation for Aeromodelling, Kama, which is a Member of FAI.


FAI takes important steps for global drone sports

drone pilotAs the world governing body for all air sports recognised by the International Olympic Committee, FAI is responsible for world drone sports. As part of its work in this area, the Federation has now established a Working Group on matters related to drones, comprised of members of the FAI Executive Board and the Executive of the Aeromodelling Commission as well as senior FAI officials.


Game-changing FAI World Air Games’ global impact measured in latest Sportcal GSI Event Study

2016 11_01_Sportcal_fai-world-air-games-2015-airshow-dec-5_23194749399_o_rszThe FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 delivered a global impact across over 200 nations in what was the fifth-largest world championships event in terms of athlete participation last year, according to the latest analysis from Sportcal’s Global Sports Impact [GSI] Project.


Europe Air Sports (EAS) & FAI - Response to EASA Prototype Rules for Unmanned Aircraft

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Model flying is an activity which is as old as manned aviation itself. Many of the aviation pioneers developed their designs on the basis of tests conducted using models and model aircraft remain an important element of aerospace education.


110th FAI General Conference

GC2016 bannerThe sessions of the 110th FAI General Conference were held at the Westin Nusa Dua Hotel in Bali, Indonesia, on 14 and 15 October 2016.



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