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CIVL 2017 September Bureau Minutes

CIVL 2017 September Bureau Minutes

  Minutes of the CIVL Autumn Bureau Meeting of the FAI Hang Gliding & Paragliding Commission held in Vršac, Serbia on September 25th to 30th, 2017 are published on the website. Download ....

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CIVL Bureau Activity 2017-2018 Intermediate report is published.

CIVL Bureau Activity 2017-2018 Intermediate report is published.

    In this document, CIVL Bureau sums up the main topics of its activity in the period from February till September 2017.

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CIVL Bureau at Vrsac, Serbia

CIVL Bureau at Vrsac, Serbia

  CIVL Bureau has begun it's autumn session that takes place in Vrsac, Serbia. It will study the problems that the sport has come across in 2017 and if necessary take decisions to make ru....

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Accuracy Pre-Euro in Kobarid, Slovenia: Success, Luck and Victories

Accuracy Pre-Euro in Kobarid, Slovenia: Success, Luck and Victories

    The organisers of this competition should have bought a lottery ticket this week. For the second day of the event, the weather was again perfect for this paragliding accuracy with sm....

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Pre-Euro Accuracy in Kobarid has began

Pre-Euro Accuracy in Kobarid has began

  2017 Paragliding Accuracy World Cup Tour. Test Event for the 6th FAI European Paragliding Accuracy Championship,Kobarid, Slovenia. Andy Cowley reports...

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 PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

PILOT PROFILE: 60 seconds with hang gliding champion Christian Ciech

Christian Ciech is one of the most successful pilots in competition hang gliding, and was FAI European and World Champion at the same time in 2016. We spoke to him…

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23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

23 July 2006: The FAI World Record of Charles Cazaux

On 23 July 2006, 10 years ago, French pro paraglider Charles Cazaux set a FAI World Record when he reached 41.15 km/h in the category “Speed over a triangular course of 25km”. In April 2010 he bro....

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Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

Seven steps to success: an acrobatic paragliding masterclass with FAI ....

French paraglider Tim Alongi, 24, is the new FAI World Air Games Paragliding Aerobatics Champion. Alongi also won the silver medal in the Sychronised Paragliding Aerobatics competition, along with hi....

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Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt sorts the men from the boys

Nicole Schmidt from Germany, has been flying paragliders for 11 years. For the last six she's been performing aerobatic tricks, or "acro". It's a discipline very few women attempt, and this year Schmi....

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US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

US Paragliding Aerobatics pilot to unveil new tricks at FAI World Air ....

It's rare to find competitors from the US in Paragliding Aerobatics competitions. The sport of paragliding has a relatively small following there, and there are few pilots who embark on the niche dare....

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Current Events

NSW State Titles -

Event ID

: 12244    

Bid:

245

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country

Place

: Manilla, NSW (Australia)

Date(s)

: 18 Feb to 24 Feb 2018

Website

:http://www.wow.asn.au/nswst


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Paragliding World Cup - Australia -

Event ID

: 12733    

Bid:

245

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Bright (Australia)

Date(s)

: 17 Feb to 24 Feb 2018

Website

:http://www.pwca.org/node/36948


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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El Peñon Classic Race -

Event ID

: 12743    

Bid:

286

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 - sport class Cross Country

Place

: Valle de Bravo (Mexico)

Date(s)

: 19 Feb to 23 Feb 2018

Website

:http://vuelolibre.mx


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Copa Rio de Parapente 1° Etapa / Rio de Janeiro Cup 1st Round -

Event ID

: 12744    

Bid:

806

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Date(s)

: 22 Feb to 25 Feb 2018

Website

:http://www.fvlerj.com.br


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Cup Roldanillo Open - Colombia -

Event ID

: 12776    

Bid:

255

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Roldanillo (Colombia)

Date(s)

: 21 Feb to 27 Feb 2018

Alternate dates

: 22 Feb to 28 Feb 2018

Website

:http://airtribune.com/2018-cup-roldanillo-open-fai-2/info/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

23 February 2018 2018 Estonian Open Championships on Paragliding Accuracy – Estonia 100 - Nurmsi Airfield (Estonia)
23 February 2018 2018 Paragliding Winter Cup 2018 - Nova Gorica (Slovenia)
10 March 2018 2018 Open Argentino de Parapente Mendoza - Mendoza (Argentina)
11 March 2018 2018 Campeonato Brasileiro de Asa Delta 1ra Etapa / Brazilian HG Open 1st round - Valadares (Brazil)
17 March 2018 2018 Belgian Ardennes Paragliding Open Heat 1 - Coo (Belgium)
21 March 2018 2018 Aeros Winter Race - Ajdovscina (Slovenia)
23 March 2018 2018 Chung Buk Paragliding Union President Open Cup - Danyang (Korea)
24 March 2018 2018 Copa FAI 2 Accuracy Ibarra - Ibarra (Ecuador)
24 March 2018 2018 Korea Open HAng Gliding Competpitions Ha-Dong (KHL no 1) - Pyeongsa-ri (Korea)
29 March 2018 2018 International HG Open Sierra de Cadiz - El Bosque & Algodonales - Cadiz (Spain)
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Practical Guidelines for Competition Organisers

OrgGuide briefingdeco

Everything you need to know to run a Cat 1 Championship. Also very useful for Cat 2 organisers!

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Your passport to the world

The IPPI Card

The IPPI card is every pilot’s passport to the world: a reference by which all national rating programs may be compared. Fly the World, fly IPPI!

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