Women With Wings: Janejira Chui-Noei

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At just 14-years-old Janejira Chui-Noei is without doubt one of the youngest competition pilots that you’re ever likely to meet. From Thailand, she has been a regular on the international competition circuit in Paramotoring for the last two years.


Five minutes with FAI Drone Racing World Cup event organiser Laurent Khong

portrait Laurent_Khong_-_rszCould drone racing become as popular as horse racing? FAI Drone Racing World Cup organiser Laurent Khong thinks it could in France, thanks to a new partnership between his company BK Presse and French betting network PMU.


Noosphere Hails The World Games 2017 a success

NS5 RSZThe company behind the innovative event and competition management system at the Air Sports events in The World Games 2017 in Poland has applauded the three days of air sports competition, saying they helped bring people together.


One month to go until the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo!

Symbol-pic-dronesIn one month the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo will open its door at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne).


Malaysian Sports Aviation Federation Visits FAI HQ to discuss the development of air sports in their country

FAI-MSAF photos_006The newly elected President of the Malaysian Sports Aviation Federation visited the headquarters of the FAI, World Air Sports Federation, in July.


The World Games 2017, 20-23 July - A triumph for air sports!

TWG2017 logo-world-games-2017Sixty-six international air sports athletes competed in three different air sports at the World Games in Poland from 20 ot 23 July 2017.


Helmut Schlecht awarded FAI Bronze Medal at CISM Military World Parachuting Championship

EDDY2655 ok_sRespected parachutist Helmut Schlecht was awarded the FAI Bronze Medal at the 41st CISM Military World Parachuting Championship in Bad Sassendorf, Germany in July.


'Hackathon' engineers target new e-markers for balloon competitions

Noosphere Hackathon_2017Hot air balloon competitions look set to be revolutionised if three science teams from the Ukraine get their way.


Registration opens for the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo promoting Innovation, Safety and Sports

DJI-1024x631FAI has issued an invitation to attend the 1st FAI International Drones Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, from 1 - 3 September 2017 about Innovation, Safety and Sports.


Drones: Opportunities and Challenges for Air Sports

IMG 20170520_103555On 19 - 20 May 2017 the FAI Executive Board and the FAI Active Member in Germany, the Deutscher Aero Club (DAeC), met in Frankfurt. The main topic during the meetings: What does the fast development of drones mean for air sports?


Bidding opens for the 1st FAI World Drone Racing Championships

Drone world_chps FAI has issued a call for bids for the first FAI World Drone Racing Championships, to be held in late 2017 or early 2018.


FAI Young Artists Contest 2018: 'Flight into the Future'

water-colors-11501411The theme for the 2018 FAI Young Artists Contest is ‘Flight into the Future’ – and entries are open.

The FAI has announced the theme for its popular annual FAI Young Artists Contest for 2018. Youngsters between the ages of 6 and 17 are invited to submit drawings and paintings working under the theme of ‘Flight into the Future’.


1st FAI Drone Events Organiser Meeting held in Lausanne

The 1st FAI Drone Events Organiser Meeting was held on 29 and 30 April 2017 at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne, Switzerland.


New FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships announced

Swoop1A new FAI Swoop Freestyle World Championships will see its first event in August this year, following a new collaboration between the FAI and a specialist sports company, A. Sports.



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