FAI General Air Sport Bureau


Bureau and Delegates


About the FAI Air Sport General Commission (CASI)

The responsibilities of the FAI Air Sport General Commission are in the areas of Definitions, Measurements Standards and Methods, FAI preferred terminologies, FAI Sporting Licences, Control of Certified FAI Achievements, World records and Sporting Events.


The FAI Air Sport General Commission meets in full (plenary) session annually, normally on the day before the start of the FAI General Conference and at the same location. The Commission Bureau normally meets the day before.

Each FAI Member Country may appoint a Delegate with the right to vote at the Annual Meeting.


Between annual meetings, the FAI Air Sport General Commission is run by the Bureau.


Each FAI Member Country can appoint a Delegate to the FAI General Air Sport Commission and participate in the work of the commission.

CASI in the FAI constitution

The FAI Constitution consists of the FAI Statutes and the By-Laws to the FAI Statutes. References to the Air Sport General Commission which show the basis for its operation within FAI are :

  • Statutes - paragraph 5.6
  • Statutes - Terms and Definitions: International Appeals Tribunal
  • Statutes - paragraph (responsibility over the General Section of the FAI Sporting Code).
  • By-Laws - paragraph 5.2.
  • By-Laws - paragraph 5.4. (Officials)
  • By-Laws - paragraph 5.5. (Voting)


Go to the Documents page to get the latest edition relating to the CASI.



All the documents of the FAI Air Sport General Commission (CASI) in one page.

How to set a Record


The next CASI Plenary Meeting will take place in Rotterdam (NED) on 24 September 2015


FAI General Air Sport Delegates

Australia Delegate Mike Close
  Alternate Delegate Graeme Windsor
Czech Rep. Delegate Jiri Dodal
Germany Delegate Jürgen Leukefeld
  Alternate Delegate René Heise
Italy Delegate Andrea Tomasi
Russia Delegate Sergey Ananov
  Alternate Delegate Irina Grushina
Spain Delegate Juan Ramón Álvarez Caramazana
  Alternate Delegate Jesus Mas Menargues
Sweden Delegate Bengt Lindgren
  Alternate Delegate Hakan Dahlquist
Switzerland Delegate Alicia Hirzel
USA Delegate Arthur William Greenfield, jr
  Alternate Delegate Jonathan Gaffney
FAI Aerobatics Commission Representative Lars - Göran Arvidsson
FAI Aeromodelling Commission Representative Antonis Papadopoulos
FAI Amateur-built & Experimental Aircraft Commission Representative Alfons Hubmann
FAI Ballooning Commission Representative Jean-Claude Weber
FAI General Aviation Commission Representative Jean-Pierre Delmas
FAI Gliding Commission Representative Tor Johannessen
Graeme Windsor President
Wim Kroes President of Honour Netherlands
Sandy Pimenoff President of Honour Finland
Richard A.F. ("Buzz") Bennett 1st Vice-President
Mike Close Vice-President
Jean-Pierre Delmas Vice-President
Alicia Hirzel Vice-President
Marina Vigorito Galetto Secretary