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Greek Minister for Sport receives FAI Delegation at Sportaccord 2008

During the recent 2008 Sportaccord Congress in Athens, the FAI President and Secretary General were invited by the Greek Minister for Sport to discuss air sports in Greece and the Icaria flame-lighting ceremony at the opening ceremony of the World Air Games in Turin in 2009. The photo shows Minister Yiannis Ioannidis with the FAI and Hellenic Aeronautical and Air Sports Federation officials.

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World Air Games 2009 : Aeromodelling Test Events Completed

On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 June, test events for Aeromodelling (Photos) were held at the Torino Aeritalia Airport, the main venue for the World Air Games 2009, and at the Palaruffini indoor venue. Rain showers prevented the conclusion of all the “Hand-Thrown Gliders” competitions, but the whole programme of “Artistic Aerobatics” and “AeroMusicals” events was completed.

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World Air Games 2009 : D-Day minus 365

In exactly one year, on Saturday 6 June 2009, the opening ceremony of the World Air Games 2009 will be held in Turin. Last Saturday, almost a year after the organization of the World Air Games 2009 had been awarded to the city of Turin, test events for Parachuting, Aerobatics and Helicopters (Photos) were held at the Torino Aeritalia Airport, the main venue of the 2009 Games.

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FAI Young Artists Contest 2009

The rules for FAI's Young Artists Contest 2009 have been published and the theme for the 2009 contest is "Create a Poster for the World Air Games". The deadline for the competition is 14 April 2009 and the rules, along with more information about the contest, can be found here.  

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102nd FAI General Conference, St. Vincent, Aosta Valley, Italy

The 102nd FAI General Conference will be held at St Vincent in the Aosta Valley (ITA) between 30 September and 05 October 2008. Registration is now open. Registration details and information about the Conference programme, accommodation and excursions can be found on the 2008 General Conference website at: http://www.enjoyevents.it/fai2008/index.php

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FAI News 04/08

World Air Games logo and English website unveiled
Czech & Slovak Aerodrome Database
FAI President attends Steve Fossett Memorial Service
FAI Awards
World Record Claims/Competition Update

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FAI News 03/08

FORTY YEARS AT THE HELM - SANDY PIMENOFF RETIRES   Sandy PIMENOFF (FIN) brought to an end a remarkable 40 years as CIAM President at the FAI Aeromodelling Commission (CIAM) Annual Plenary meeting on 28 and 29 March in Lausanne. He successfully led the Commission through a long period marked by great changes.  

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FAI News 02/08

FAI, IAOPA PLEDGE COOPERATION TO SAFEGUARD WORLDWIDE GENERAL AVIATION ACCESS At a summit meeting held 5 February 2008 in Frederick, Maryland, USA, Pierre Portmann, president of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), and Phil Boyer, president of the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (IAOPA), discussed a range of high-level issues affecting general aviation worldwide.

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FAI News 01/08

GROWING INTEREST IN WORLD AIR GAMES AS PHASE 1 OF 2011 BIDDING PROCESS APPROACHES DEADLINE With just over one month to go before the end of the first phase of the bidding process for the 2011 World Air Games, the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI, is delighted with the growing interest in the event.

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FAI News 16/07

FAI Enters New Media Age FAI Young Artists Contest / FAI eSHOP - Winter Sales New World Record Claims / Competition Update Season's Greetings


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FAI News 15/07

THE WORLD AIR GAMES 2011 BIDDING PROCESS IS NOW OPEN !
The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI – the World Air Sports Federation, today officially launched the bidding process for its marquee event, the World Air Games 2011.

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FAI News 14/07

World Air Games 2009 : Summit Meeting in Turin / 101st FAI General Conference / New World Record Claims / Competition Update

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FAI News 13/07

Language Proficiency Requirements :
Joint Action by IAOPA and FAI



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FAI News 12/07

World Air Games 2009 : Organiser Agreement Signed / TV Coverage of FAI Championships / FAI Awards for the Year 2006 New World Record Claims / Competition Update

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