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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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20th Class 2 HG Worlds - Local Regulations revised and published!

20th Class 2 HG Worlds - Local Regulations revised and published!

    CIVL Bureau has approved the changes of Local Regulations for 20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship.

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Brasilia Women's Hang Gliding World Championship Cancelled

Brasilia Women's Hang Gliding World Championship Cancelled

  Unfortunately, due to a insufficient number of women participants, the 14th FAI Women’s World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship in Brasilia (Brazil) that was to take part from August 6 ....

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 CIVL PGA Judges' seminar in Nurmsi, Estonia on July 6-9, 2017

CIVL PGA Judges' seminar in Nurmsi, Estonia on July 6-9, 2017

CIVL PGA Commission holds the seminar for FAI Paragliding Accuracy Judges in Nurmsi Airfield (Estonia) on July 6-9, 2017.

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Already FS 2016 R1.3

Already FS 2016 R1.3

  CIVL FS Software group continues to perfect the program. Again an update is released. FS 2016 R1.3 fixes a few bugs in track evaluation in stopped tasks.

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PGA Worlds is over. Meet the Champions!

PGA Worlds is over. Meet the Champions!

The 9th FAI Paragliding Accuracy Championship in Vlora Albania concluded with what was probably the most dramatic finish ever encountered in this aeronautic discipline. 

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PRe PWC 2 Alpes -

Event ID

: 12100    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Les 2 Alpes (France)

Date(s)

: 22 Jun to 25 Jun 2017

Website

:http://parapente.ffvl.fr/compet/3030


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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