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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

FAI European Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship -

Event ID

: 14002    

Bid:

277

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: Continental Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country

Place

: Sigillo (Italy)

Date(s)

: 05 Jul to 18 Jul 2020

Website

:http://www.italy2020.eu


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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2020 Paragliding World Cup - Italy ::: Gemona Del Friuli -

Event ID

: 14482    

Bid:

277

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Gemona del Friuli (Italy)

Date(s)

: 04 Jul to 11 Jul 2020

Website

:www.pwca.org


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Paragliding Spanish Championship -

Event ID

: 14487    

Bid:

669

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Piedrahita (Spain)

Date(s)

: 05 Jul to 11 Jul 2020

Website

:www.parapentectnp.com


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Portuguese National Championship / Campeonato Nacional de Parapente - Montalegre -

Event ID

: 14547    

Bid:

1662

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Larouco, Montalegre (Portugal)

Date(s)

: 05 Jul to 11 Jul 2020

Website

:


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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UP Krkonose Open 2020 -

Event ID

: 14569    

Bid:

715

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Vrchlabi (Czech Republic)

Date(s)

: 04 Jul to 07 Jul 2020

Alternate dates

: 07 Jul to 10 Jul 2020

Website

:https://www.xcontest.org/krkonose/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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2020 Finnish Open XC League, Round 1 - Provisional -

Event ID

: 14643    

Bid:

263

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Jämijärvi (Finland)

Date(s)

: 04 Jul to 11 Jul 2020

Website

:https://airtribune.com/2020-finnish-open-xc-league-round-1/info


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Finnish Open HG 1 Championship FAI2 2020 - Provisional -

Event ID

: 14644    

Bid:

263

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country

Place

: Jämijärvi (Finland)

Date(s)

: 04 Jul to 11 Jul 2020

Website

:https://jaminliitajat.fi/finnish-open-championship-fai2-2020/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

11 July 2020 2020 Aukstaitijos Taurė 2020. Highlands Cup 2020 - Panevezys (Lithuania)
12 July 2020 1st Ozone Chelan Open - Chelan Butte, WA (USA)
13 July 2020 PrePWC NearBirds Cup Ukrainian Open 2020 - Krusevo (North Macedonia)
16 July 2020 Vrsac Open - Vrsac (Serbia)
17 July 2020 2nd Greim Pokal 2020 - sankt peter am kammersberg (Austria)
18 July 2020 1st Turkey Paragliding Accuracy Championship - Tokat (Turkey)
19 July 2020 4th US Open of Paragliding - Chelan 2020 - Chelan Butte, WA (USA)
23 July 2020 Starrflügel-Rigid-Cup 2020 - Bösingen (Germany)
23 July 2020 3rd Sweden Cup 2020 Orsa Tallhed - Orsa Flygfält (Sweden)
24 July 2020 Best of Diedams 2020 - Schoppernau (Austria)
More events

 

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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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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