How to set a Record
« Good morning from Roldanillo for the final time of these Worlds. It's been a blast. » reports Ed Ewing, editor of XC Magazine, in his daily report on the championship website.The winners of the blast and new World Champions: Honorin Hamard and Seiko Fukuoka-Naville from France, and the German team.
CCC CERTIFIED GLIDERS
Detailed requirements in this document called "CIVL Competition Class (CCC) - Paragliders permitted in FAI Category 1 Cross Country events".
Annex B defines controls and procedures.
To be read in conjunction with the CCC requirement document and Annex B. In case of conflict between documents, specially concerning measurements and deadlines, the CCC-Test-Template document is the rule.
All information concerning CCC requirements and process, including the list of CCC certified gliders, is now available here.
The CIVL Bureau, in agreement with the Paragliding Committee, has published a document (Excel format) called CCC-Test-Template-Oct2014. This document includes the following sheets:
Blank Measurement File Template
Measurement File Example
Measurement Process example
This sheet describes how controls are done in competition. It will evolved asap in a kind of handbook, so everyone can measure and control following the same technic.
All EN A, B and C gliders are accepted as they are.
All EN D gliders with flat aspect ratio of 7.0 or less are accepted as they are.
EN gliders EN certified in time for the 2014 European championship with flat aspect ratio higher than 7.0 (Axis Mercury Sport, Gin Boomerang 9, Niviuk Icepeak 7 Pro, Ozone Enzo 1 & 2, Swing Core 3…) have to comply with the following CCC requirements:
The Test-Lab-Template document is to be read in conjunction with the CCC requirement document V-3.5, including Annex B.
In case of conflict between documents, specially concerning measurements and deadlines, the CCC-Test-Template document is the rule.
CIVL has no time to update the CCC requirement document right now. This will be done in time for the coming Plenary.
On this day, April 6, 113 pilots from 18 countries are selected and 7 pilots are on the waiting list. The pilots status is published here.
Seating around the diner table, from right to left, Ms Gudmundsson, Agust Gudmundsson (CIVL President), John Grubbstrom (FAI President), the Governor of Bali, the Chief of the Indonesian Air Force (also President of the NAC) and the Indonesian Olympic Committee President. Bali’s Governor invited all Delegates and friends to a very nice reception.
In 2011, the qualification criteria for all Category 1 hang gliding events were modified by the Plenary. The idea was to make criteria harder, so safety would be improved. Unfortunately, the Plenary did not realize that the new requirements, if adapted to Class 1 championships, are just not working for Class 2, 5 and Sport, and for Women Class 1 specific championships.
The Paragliding Pre-Worlds in Roldanillo, Colombia, came to a successful conclusion last week. Four tasks were flown in 6 days and 147 pilots had the opportunity to try out CIVL’s experimental ‘Final Glide Decelerator’ techniques, the conical end of speed section (CESS) and the arrival altitude time bonus (AATB).
2013 was a very active year for paragliding accuracy in Asia. In addition to numerous FAI Cat 2 sanctioned events, towards the end of 2013 two significant test competitions were organized: the first for 2nd FAI Asian Paragliding Accuracy Championship in Malaysia and the second, for the air sports events within the Asian Beach Games.
The local regulations for the 13th FAI Women's World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship, 1st FAI World Hang Gliding Class Sport Championship,19th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship and 6th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 5 Championship in Annecy, France, are now published.