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Congratulations from Space for the FAI Komarov Diploma!

Congratulations from Space for the FAI Komarov Diploma!

“I am absolutely delighted for Scott and Mikhail to receive that very well deserved honour.” Live from the International Space Station (ISS), the British Astronaut Tim Peake congratulated Scott Ke....

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11 October 2005: Russian Cosmonaut Krikalev becomes the Absolute Recor....

11 October 2005: Russian Cosmonaut Krikalev becomes the Absolute Recor....

Ten years ago, on October 11th 2005 at 01:10:00 (UTC), the manned transport space vehicle “Soyuz TM - 6” landed in the north of Kazakhstan. Hours before, the eleventh expedition to the Internati....

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Interview with Alexey Leonov, the First Man to Walk in Outer Space

Interview with Alexey Leonov, the First Man to Walk in Outer Space

On 18 March 1965, FAI celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first space-walk. Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov achieved this feat during the Voshkod 2 mission. He stayed out in space for 12 min 9 sec,....

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18 March 1965: Leonov Successfully Made the First Spacewalk

18 March 1965: Leonov Successfully Made the First Spacewalk

Today is a special day in the history of space exploration. It is the day, 50 years ago, that Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov became the first person to walk in space.

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Congratulations from Space for the FAI Komarov Diploma!

Congratulations from Space for the FAI Komarov Diploma!

“I am absolutely delighted for Scott and Mikhail to receive that very well deserved honour.” Live from the International Space Station (ISS), the British Astronaut Tim Peake congratulated Scott Ke....

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2015 FAI Annual Report released

2015 FAI Annual Report released

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 Breit....

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FAI Astronautic Records Commission 2016 Annual Meeting - Main Decision....

FAI Astronautic Records Commission 2016 Annual Meeting - Main Decision....

The 2016 Plenary Meeting of the FAI Astronautic Records Commission (ICARE) was held on 15 April 2016 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The meeting took place in the Maison du Sport Internationale (MSI), whe....

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11 October 2005: Russian Cosmonaut Krikalev becomes the Absolute Recor....

11 October 2005: Russian Cosmonaut Krikalev becomes the Absolute Recor....

Ten years ago, on October 11th 2005 at 01:10:00 (UTC), the manned transport space vehicle “Soyuz TM - 6” landed in the north of Kazakhstan. Hours before, the eleventh expedition to the Internati....

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Event Website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015  Now Up and Runni....

Event Website for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 Now Up and Runni....

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 ....

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Current Events

FAI F4 World Championships for Scale Model Aircraft

Event ID

: 9880    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F4C (Radio Controlled Flying Scale Model Aircraft) - seniors
F4H (Scale Model Aircraft - Stand-off scale weight) - seniors
F4C (Radio Controlled Flying Scale Model Aircraft) - juniors
F4H (Scale Model Aircraft - Stand-off scale weight) - juniors

Place

: Ploiesti (Romania)

Date(s)

: 20 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.frmd.ro


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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FAI S World Championships for Space Models

Event ID

: 9881    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

S1B (Altitude Models - 2.51 to 5.00 NS) - seniors
S3A (Parachute Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S5C (Scale Altitude Models) - seniors
S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S7 (Scale) - seniors
S8E/P (Rocket Glider Duration and Precision Landing Models) - seniors
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S1A (Altitude Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S3A (Parachute Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S5B (Scale Altitude Models - 2.51 to 5.00 NS) - juniors
S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S7 (Scale) - juniors
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S8D (Rocket Glider Duration - 10.01 to 20.00 NS) - juniors

Place

: Lviv (Ukraine)

Date(s)

: 22 Aug to 30 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 01 Sep to 09 Sep 2015

Website

:http://frms.ua/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="9881" ]

FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Championship

Event ID

: 10519    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Solo Aerobatics
Synchro Aerobatics

Place

: Montmin - La Forclaz / Doussard (France)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 04 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.chamoisvolants.fr


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="10519" ]

Brasilia Hang Gliding Pre-Worlds

Event ID

: 10761    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 1 Cross country (Women)

Place

: Brasilia (Brazil)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 03 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.brasilia2017.com


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="10761" ]

Asturias F3F Open - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight

Event ID

: 10808    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3F (Slope Soaring Gliders)

Place

: Gijon - Asturias (Spain)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.fapastur.org/aeromodelismo/index


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="10808" ]

Hohenstoffelnpokal - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight

Event ID

: 10843    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3B (Thermal Soaring Gliders)

Place

: Binningen (Switzerland)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.mg-diessenhofen.ch


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="10843" ]

Friendship Cup of Ukraine - Category F1 - Free Flight

Event ID

: 10891    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F1E (Gliders with Automatic Steering)

Place

: Gliwice (Poland)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 20 Aug to 21 Aug 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="10891" ]

Martin Cup - Category F5 - Radio Controlled Electric Powered Flight

Event ID

: 10983    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5J (Thermal Gliders with electric motor and altimeter/motor run timer)

Place

: Martin (Slovakia)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 23 Jul to 24 Jul 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="10983" ]

Eifelpokal - Category F1 - Free Flight

Event ID

: 11019    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F1A (Gliders)
F1B (Model Aircraft with Extensible Motors Wakefield)
F1C (Power Model Aircraft)
F1Q (Electric Power Model Aircraft)

Place

: Zülpich (Germany)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.eifelpokal.de/index.html


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11019" ]

Moscow Cup - Category F4 - Scale Models

Event ID

: 11104    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F4B (Control Line Flying Scale Model Aircraft)

Place

: Moscow (Russia)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.fasr.ru


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11104" ]

Swiss Control Line Scale & Semi-Scale contest - Category F4 - Scale Models

Event ID

: 11199    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F4B (Control Line Flying Scale Model Aircraft)

Place

: Untersiggenthal (Switzerland)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.fesselflug.ch


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11199" ]

Zlatitsa Aerobattle

Event ID

: 11261    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Zlatitsa (Bulgaria)

Date(s)

: 23 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://airtribune.com/aerobattle2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11261" ]

Norwegian Cup 6

Event ID

: 11311    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Hemsedal (Norway)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 29 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.kkpgxc.no


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11311" ]

Tre Pizzi Trophy

Event ID

: 11345    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Esanatoglia (Italy)

Date(s)

: 25 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.legapiloti.it


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11345" ]

Turkish Pre-World cup - Hasan Dagi - Aksaray

Event ID

: 11430    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Aksaray (Turkey)

Date(s)

: 22 Aug to 28 Aug 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11430" ]

Russia HG Open Championship

Event ID

: 11438    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 1 - sport class Cross Country

Place

: Ushkonyr (Kazakhstan)

Date(s)

: 21 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://deltaplan.kz/news


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11438" ]

Int. Wildkogelpokalfliegen

Event ID

: 11467    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Bramberg (Austria)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.Wildkogelfalken.at


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11467" ]

Open Kazakhstan Championship -

Event ID

: 11470    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Almaty (Kazakhstan)

Date(s)

: 22 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.livetrack24.com/events/OpenKaz2016/en


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11470" ]

Transilvania Accuracy Landing -

Event ID

: 11520    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Siria (Romania)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 23 Sep to 25 Sep 2016

Website

:httP://www.airadrenaline.ro


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11520" ]

Accuracy for All -

Event ID

: 11521    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Beskydy mountains (Czech Rep.)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 03 Sep to 04 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.paragliding-vsb.cz


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11521" ]

Honor Ratchaburi Paragliding Championship Open -

Event ID

: 11522    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Paragliding Accuracy

Place

: Khao Son, Ratchaburi (Thailand)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.rasat.or.th


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11522" ]

World Cup Series in Thalgau -

Event ID

: 11532    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

n/a

Place

: Thalgau, Salzburg (Austria)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://hsv-redbull.at/competitions/57631933d4c6ddc96a40b42e#bulletin


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

[flickr user=me tag="11532" ]

Upcoming Events

28 August 2016 38th RAID Gliders International - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight Borgo Maggiore (San Marino)
28 August 2016 2016 Toszek Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight Toszek (Poland)
28 August 2016 2016 Campeonato de España Open Algodonales Algodanales (Spain)
29 August 2016 2016 Open CIS Cup - Ushkonyr (Kazakhstan)
01 September 2016 2016 Paragliding Trip of Indonesia (TRoI) 3rd Series Desa Mantar, West of Sumbawa (Indonesia)
01 September 2016 2016 Copa EquinoXio - 24 de Mayo, Portoviejo (Ecuador)
01 September 2016 2016 Cup of Pyatigoriya - Yutsa (Russia)
02 September 2016 2016 MAI Cup Memory P.Grushin - Category F2 - Control Line Circular Flight Khimki (Russia)
02 September 2016 2016 Santomeri - Greek League (PG) Santomeri (Greece)
02 September 2016 2016 Pernik Open - Pernik (Bulgaria)