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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.

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FAI European Gliding Championships -

Event ID

: 11317    

Bid:

300

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: Continental Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Standard Class
Club Class
15 meter Class

Place

: Prievidza (Slovakia)

Date(s)

: 06 Jul to 21 Jul 2019

Alternate dates

: 14 Jul to 27 Jul 2019

Website

:http://www.egc2019.sk


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Highland Gliding Cup -

Event ID

: 13867    

Bid:

259

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Club Class
handicapped

Place

: Letnany Airport (Czech Republic)

Date(s)

: 13 Jul to 20 Jul 2019

Website

:http://www.gliding.cz/souteze/2019/ppv


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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T Cup -

Event ID

: 13864    

Bid:

259

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Club Class
Open Class

Place

: Touzim (Czech Republic)

Date(s)

: 13 Jul to 21 Jul 2019

Website

:http://www.gliding.cz/souteze/2019/tcup/


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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British Nationals -

Event ID

: 13897    

Bid:

309

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

18 meter Class
20 meter Multi-seat Class

Place

: Husbands Bosworth (United Kingdom)

Date(s)

: 13 Jul to 21 Jul 2019

Website

:http://comps.theglidingcentre.co.uk


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Upcoming Events

20 July 2019 2019 Les 8 jours de Fontainebleau - Moret (France)
21 July 2019 2019 Concours amical du Pic-Saint-Loup - Pic Saint-Loup (France)
21 July 2019 2019 Championnat Régional Junior Occitanie - Auch (France)
21 July 2019 2019 Czech Regional Championship - Vysoké Mýto (Czech Republic)
24 July 2019 19th International Military Gliding Competition - Holzdorf (Germany)
27 July 2019 2019 Championnat Régional Ile de France - Mantes Cherence (France)
27 July 2019 2019 Swedish Nationals - Skovde (Sweden)
27 July 2019 2019 Klippeneck-Segelflug-Wettbewerb - Klippeneck (Germany)
27 July 2019 2019 FAI Qualifying Sailplane GP - Livno (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
27 July 2019 2019 Rana Cup - Rana near Louny (Czech Republic)
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