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 PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

Christian Ciech is one of the most successful pilots in competition hang gliding, and was FAI European and World Champion at the same time in 2016. We spoke to him…

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23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

On 23 July 2006, 10 years ago, French pro paraglider Charles Cazaux set a FAI World Record when he reached 41.15 km/h in the category “Speed over a triangular course of 25km”. In April 2010 he bro....

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Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

French paraglider Tim Alongi, 24, is the new FAI World Air Games Paragliding Aerobatics Champion. Alongi also won the silver medal in the Sychronised Paragliding Aerobatics competition, along with hi....

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Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt from Germany, has been flying paragliders for 11 years. For the last six she's been performing aerobatic tricks, or "acro". It's a discipline very few women attempt, and this year Schmi....

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US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

It's rare to find competitors from the US in Paragliding Aerobatics competitions. The sport of paragliding has a relatively small following there, and there are few pilots who embark on the niche dare....

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2017 Plenary: What’Up With Hang Gliding

2017 Plenary: What’Up With Hang Gliding

  There were quite a few proposals from the Committee and Austria to discuss, and also the coming Class 1 World in Brazil.

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2017 Plenary: What's Up With Paragliding?

2017 Plenary: What's Up With Paragliding?

There was no written report from this Committee in the Agenda, so read carefully what was discussed !

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2017 Plenary: What’s Up with HG & PG?

2017 Plenary: What’s Up with HG & PG?

  The first Open meeting of the Plenary is dedicated to issues common to hang-gliding and paragliding cross-country. There is no specific agenda to the meeting. The Plenary Agenda is scrolled ....

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2017 Plenary: What's Up With Accuracy?

2017 Plenary: What's Up With Accuracy?

    The long Open meeting turned into a true Committee meeting agreeing many proposals for consideration by the plenary. All these proposals were approved by the Plenary.

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2017 Plenary: What's Up With Software?

2017 Plenary: What's Up With Software?

  CIVL ‘vision’ and FAI projects, GAP and FS future, approved flight instruments requirements and procedures, accuracy scoring software...   The Plenary trusted CIVL Bureau to move ....

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New Zealand Paragliding Open -

Event ID

: 11526    

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Rotorua (New Zealand)

Date(s)

: 26 Feb to 04 Mar 2017

Website

:http://airtribune.com/newzealand


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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