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.”
Friday, 05 February 2016 12:24
The FAI Executive Board and the organisers of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015, including Event Director H.E. Youssif Al Hammadi, held a joint meeting on Saturday at the FAI Head Quarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, following the success of the Federation's flagship event in December.
Monday, 04 January 2016 13:41
The International World Games Association (IWGA) announced the nomination of Polish pilot Sebastian Kawa as the Athlete of the Month for December 2015.
Kawa has just won the Gliding event of the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 and has been keeping himself at the top of Gliding competitions for more than a decade.
FAI congratulates him on this great news.
Monday, 21 December 2015 20:28
From 1 to 12 December, the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 celebrated air sports from around the world.
875 athletes from 55 countries competed in the biggest air sport event ever organised !
Friday, 13 November 2015 10:07
The FAI today welcomed the Olympic Channel Team in its office in Lausanne to see how both organisations can collaborate for a better visibility of air sports within the future Olympic Channel.
FAI is the first IOC recognised International Federation to meet with the Olympic Channel team. The discussion aimed at exploring how to optimise the exposure of air sports events.
Thursday, 01 October 2015 16:16
The Delegates to the FAI Members gathered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to attend the 109th FAI General Conference organised on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 September 2015 by the Royal Netherlands Aeronautical Association. It was preceded by the 2015 FAI Awards Ceremony on Thursday, where the prestigious FAI and FAI-Breitling Awards were presented to the recipients.
Symposium on Medical Challenges in Extreme Air Sports and in Aviation as Side Event to the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 14:21
An international medical symposium will take place in Dubai from 3 to 5 December 2015 as part of the FAI World Air Games. Aeromedical doctors and experts will convene to meet with world renowned speakers and discuss issues related to medical challenges in extreme air sports and in aviation.
Friday, 11 September 2015 14:08
Are you keen on painting or drawing? Have air sports always made you dream? Are you concerned about environmental issues? If so, then pick up your pens, pencils or brushes and enter the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest. The aim is to create a picture that illustrates this years’ theme “Air Sports in Harmony with Nature”, and to show the world just how talented you are.
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:51
FAI invites you to visit the new event website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015. Managed by the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) as the host of the event, it offers quick and easy access to essential information about the Games.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 13:44
The following bulletins for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 are now online:
Monday, 22 June 2015 17:09
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organising Committee has announced that eight International Federations have been shortlisted for potential inclusion in the programme of the Games and will participate in phase II of the selection process:
Friday, 12 June 2015 13:30
Following the invitation from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organising Committee to 35 International Federations, the FAI has selected Paragliding as a potential additional sport. FAI, the FAI Hang Gliding and Paragliding Commission (CIVL), the Japan Aeronautic Association and the Japan Hang and Paragliding Federation have worked on a proposal which features Paragliding Accuracy and Paragliding Cross Country.