What's up this Autumn?

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Although not gloating about it, we never stop working! Since the last What’s up published in August, the Bureau…

  • Discussed and modified the CIVL Competition Class document concerning paragliders requirements, controls and deadlines.
  • Published the first list of CIVL Competition Class gliders.
  • Worked on CIVL 2014, 2015 and 2016 budgets.
  • Discussed Breitling sponsorship of FAI.
  • Discussed and published a new version of the Jury and Steward Handbooks.
  • Reviewed the Jury and Steward reports on the Serbia European PG championship, Malaysia Asian PG accuracy championship, Argentina Pan-American PG championship.
  • Published the local regulations for the PG XC World in Roldanillo, Colombia, and for the HG XC World in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.
  • Reviewed security concerns for the coming hang gliding World in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.
  • Reviewed documents and reports concerning the FAI General Conference and the Commission Presidents’ meeting.
  • Discussed FAI/CIVL events calendar and ways to make it better.
  • Extended deadline for bidding for Category 1 event in 2017.
  • Supported a French project for a video movie promoting XC flights.
  • Suspended the Final Glide Decelerator in PG XC Category 1 competitions.
  • Discussed CIVL transgender policy.
  • Met for 3 days at FAI Head Office in Lausanne for the Autumn meeting on November 19 to 21. Minutes of this meeting will be published soon.
  • Published 25 or so News on our website…

… and more!

We did not do that alone. Thanks to all volunteers involved in committees, working group and competitions!

(Our photo: Officials during the Argentina  PG XC Pan-American championship)