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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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US Nationals -

Event ID

: 15532    

Bid:

310

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Open Class

Place

: Reedsville, PA (USA)

Date(s)

: 22 May to 31 May 2022


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Championnat Régional Hauts-de-France -

Event ID

: 15481    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Open Class

Place

: Cambrai (France)

Date(s)

: 26 May to 07 Jun 2022

Website

:http://www.ffvp.fr/agenda-des-competitions


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Upcoming Events

31 May 2022 2022 International Air - Romorantin (France)
03 June 2022 2022 Trofeo dell Oltrepo' - Voghera Rivanazzo (Italy)
04 June 2022 2022 Junior Qualification Competition Grefrath - GRefrath (Germany)
06 June 2022 2022 German Gliding Championships - Zwickau (Germany)
07 June 2022 2022 US Nationals - Yoder, KS (USA)
11 June 2022 2022 AAC Alpe Adria Cup - Feldkirchen (Austria)
11 June 2022 2022 Uppsala Masters - Sundbro (Sweden)
11 June 2022 2022 Qualification Competition Winzeln - Winzeln (Germany)
17 June 2022 2022 Coppa citta di Ferrara - Ferrara (Italy)
19 June 2022 2022 Championnat de France classes 18 mètres et Libre - Buno - Bonnevaux (France)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

12 November 2021 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 152,75 km/h Margherita Acquaderni (ITA)
10 November 2021 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 153,3 km/h Margherita Acquaderni (ITA)
12 August 2021 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 178,35 km/h Alan M. Polinsky (USA)
05 August 2021 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 1 178,8 km Baptiste Innocent (FRA)
05 August 2021 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 1 308,00 km Baptiste Innocent (FRA)
16 July 2021 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 913,66 km Philippe N. Rose (USA)
09 July 2021 Gliding : Free distance using up to 3 turn points : 967,44 km Philippe N. Rose (USA)
09 July 2021 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 913,66 km Philippe N. Rose (USA)
09 July 2021 Gliding : Free distance using up to 3 turn points : 967,44 km Philippe N. Rose (USA)
10 May 2021 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 140,99 km/h Hirokazu Ichikawa (JPN)
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