New Technology Expert Group

Task List 2014


  • To be the reference in terms of electronic devices used in air sports
  • To define FAI-standards for these devices
  • To assure the use of the most appropriate measurements devices in competitions and performance flights, in particular to increase competition attractiveness and safety
  • To find cost efficient solutions to technical challenges common to FAI disciplines such as, for example, tracking or logging.


  • Find a solution for live tracking and public presentation taking into account
    • The different needs of disciplines
    • Geographical challenges (mountains, seas, flatlands
    • Data transmission costs
    • Linking tracking to real time scoring
    • Showing tracking to the public (on-site displays, internet, mobile, public interfaces)
    • Approaching technologies (like ADS-B)
  • Establish minimum requirements for flight evidence
    • Technical security of FR’s
    • Safe technologies
    • Improve data recording (frequency and duration / tracker vs logger)
    • Criteria for instrument homologation
  • Improve reliability of measurement methods (altitude, speed, distance)
  • Establish recommendations for technicians / developers to execute the tasks or find the appropriate technicians / developers for specific tasks
  • Give ASCs and CASI report on possible changes needed to the SC.




Task List NTEG 2014  (25.81 kB)04 February 2014
NTEG annual report - Sept 2014  (179.16 kB)06 July 2015
NTEG interim report - July 2014  (23.47 kB)15 October 2014
New Technology - Policy & Goals  (21.38 kB)14 October 2014