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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

: 14597    

Bid:

310

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

18 meter Class

Place

: Nephi,UT (USA)

Date(s)

: 30 Jun to 09 Jul 2020

Website

:http:/ /www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2449


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International Issoudun -

Event ID

: 14028    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Club Class
Open Class

Place

: Issoudun (France)

Date(s)

: 02 Jul to 11 Jul 2020

Website

:http://www.soaringspot.com/international-issoudun-2020/


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Championnat de France Standard 15 mètres Biplace 20m -

Event ID

: 14029    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Open Class

Place

: Issoudun (France)

Date(s)

: 05 Jul to 11 Jul 2020

Website

:http://www.soaringspot.com/cdf-standard-15m-biplace20m-2020/


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Upcoming Events

11 July 2020 2020 DM Västra - Herrljunda (Sweden)
11 July 2020 2020 Championnat Interrégional Junior Sud-Est - Roanne (France)
18 July 2020 2020 Championnat Régional Ile de France - Moret (France)
19 July 2020 2020 Championnat Inter-régional Junior Sud-Ouest - Condom (France)
21 July 2020 2020 Concours International de Bailleau - Bailleau (France)
21 July 2020 2020 Concours Amical de Bailleau - Bailleau (France)
26 July 2020 2020 Championnat Inter-Régional Grand-Ouest - Angers (France)
26 July 2020 2020 Championnat de France Classe Club - Montluçon-Gueret (France)
01 August 2020 2020 Klippeneck-Segelflug-Wettbewerb - Klippeneck (Germany)
01 August 2020 2020 Les 8 jours de Fontainebleau - Moret (France)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

24 June 2020 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 104,5 km/h Hannu Nurmiranta (FIN)
13 June 2020 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 101,6 km/h Hannu Nurmiranta (FIN)
04 June 2020 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 500 km : 168,00 km/h Alan M. Polinsky (USA)
17 May 2020 Gliding : Out-and-return distance : 626,3 km Rudolf Schlesinger (AUT)
17 May 2020 Gliding : Free out-and-return distance : 630,4 km Rudolf Schlesinger (AUT)
17 May 2020 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 88,9 km/h Rudolf Schlesinger (AUT)
02 February 2020 Gliding : Out-and-return distance : 1 730 km Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL)
02 February 2020 Gliding : Free out-and-return distance : 1 731,4 km Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL)
02 February 2020 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 500 km : 139,69 km/h Terrence Raymond Delore (NZL)
18 December 2019 Gliding : Free distance using up to 3 turn points : 2 190,5 km Jean-Marc Perrin (SUI)
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