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The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in Australia ends on a high

Hard two-week battle in Australian skies sees three new FAI Gliding World Champions win gold.

34th FAI World Gliding Championships 2017 are declared open

The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in Benalla (AUS) was officially opened on Sunday, 08 Januar...

Two years ago: Father and son set African Record

Two years ago on this day, Tijl Schmelzer and his father Bert were the very first to pass the 200 km/...

Australia welcomes the world to the FAI World Gliding Championships 2017

The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships 2017 kicks-off in Australia on 9 January 2017, with two wee...

German Holger Karow wins 7th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix Finale in South Africa!

Until the last race it was very close at the top and any of the top five pilots still had a chance...

7th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix Final kicked off in Potchefstroom (RSA)!

The World Championship takes place from 05 to 12 November 2016 in Potchefstroom, Republic of South...

The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in Australia ends on a high

The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in Australia ends on a high

Hard two-week battle in Australian skies sees three new FAI Gliding World Champions win gold.

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 34th FAI World Gliding Championships 2017 are declared open

34th FAI World Gliding Championships 2017 are declared open

The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in Benalla (AUS) was officially opened on Sunday, 08 January 2017, by Jaclyn Symes MP, Member for Northern Victoria on behalf of the Victorian Minister for Spo....

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Two years ago: Father and son set African Record

Two years ago: Father and son set African Record

Two years ago on this day, Tijl Schmelzer and his father Bert were the very first to pass the 200 km/h barrier using thermals rather than mountain waves.

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Australia welcomes the world to the FAI World Gliding Championships 20....

Australia welcomes the world to the FAI World Gliding Championships 20....

The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships 2017 kicks-off in Australia on 9 January 2017, with two weeks of high profile, high calibre competition to follow.

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German Holger Karow wins 7th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix Finale in South ....

German Holger Karow wins 7th FAI Sailplane Grand Prix Finale in South ....

Until the last race it was very close at the top and any of the top five pilots still had a chance to win the contest.

Read more...
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Czech Gliding Championship -

Event ID

: 13868    

Bid:

259

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Club Class
15 meter Class
Open Class
20 meter Multi-seat Class

Place

: Moravská Třebová (Czech Republic)

Date(s)

: 12 Aug to 24 Aug 2019

Website

:http://pmcr2019.lkmk.com/


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Romanian NAtional Championship -

Event ID

: 13934    

Bid:

296

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Open Class
Club Class

Place

: Craiova (Romania)

Date(s)

: 17 Aug to 31 Aug 2019

Website

:http://aeroclubulromaniei.ro/event/concursul-national-de-zbor-distanta-cu-planorul-2019


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Championnat de France Juniors -

Event ID

: 13093    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

15 meter Class
20 meter Multi-seat Class
Club Class
Standard Class

Place

: Romorantin (France)

Date(s)

: 18 Aug to 24 Aug 2019

Website

:http://www.soaringspot.com/fr/championnat-de-france-junior-2019-romorantin-pruniers-2019/results


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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01 September 2019 3rd FAI World 13,5M Class Gliding Championship - Pavullo (Italy)
03 January 2020 10th FAI Women's World Gliding Championship - Lake Keepit (Australia)
19 July 2020 36th FAI World Gliding Championships - Stendal-Borstel (Germany)
08 August 2020 36th FAI World Gliding Championships - Châlons-Ecury sur Coole (France)
24 July 2021 37th FAI World Gliding Championships - Matkopuszta (Hungary)
24 July 2021 12th FAI Junior World Gliding Championships - Tabor (Czech Republic)
30 July 2021 21st FAI European Gliding Championships - Pociunai, Kaunas (Lithuania)
07 August 2021 11th FAI Women's World Gliding Championship - Husbands Bosworth (United Kingdom)
11 September 2021 4th FAI Pan-American Gliding Championship - Luis Eduardo Magalhães (Brazil)
02 September 2022 2022 FAI World Air Games - FAI World Air Games Location to be advised (Turkey)
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