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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

GIN Wide Open - Provisional -

Event ID

: 15632    

Bid:

669

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Ager (Spain)

Date(s)

: 03 Jul to 09 Jul 2022

Website

:www.flywideopen.com


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Portuguese National Paragliding Championship 2022, Montalegre -

Event ID

: 15367    

Bid:

1662

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Montalegre (Portugal)

Date(s)

: 03 Jul to 09 Jul 2022

Website

:https://civlcomps.org/event/portuguese-paragliding-championship-2022-montalegre


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Adria open 2022 -

Event ID

: 15596    

Bid:

301

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

class 1 Cross country
class 5 Cross country
Sport Class Cross Country

Place

: Nova Gorica (Slovenia)

Date(s)

: 02 Jul to 06 Jul 2022

Website

:https://airtribune.com/adria-open-2022


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Supair week 2022 - XC Paragliding Open - Annecy -

Event ID

: 15436    

Bid:

374

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Doussard (France)

Date(s)

: 02 Jul to 08 Jul 2022

Website

:https://parapente.ffvl.fr/compet/3963


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Bulgarian, Czech & Slovak Open Championship -

Event ID

: 15599    

Bid:

731

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Sopot, bulgaria (Bulgaria)

Date(s)

: 03 Jul to 09 Jul 2022

Website

:https://civlcomps.org/event/2022-bulgarian-czech-slovak-open


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Bayramoren XC Open 2022 -

Event ID

: 15562    

Bid:

307

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Cross Country

Place

: Bayramören/Çankırı (Turkey)

Date(s)

: 02 Jul to 07 Jul 2022

Website

:https://airtribune.com/bayramoren-xc-open-2022/info


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

04 July 2022 Pre-PWC Flymaster Open - Krusevo (North Macedonia)
04 July 2022 ChampFR 2022 - J'Peux Pas ! J'suis Accro - Léry-Poses (near ROUEN) (France)
05 July 2022 Kraljevo Open 3.round Serbian League, National Championship 2022 - Kraljevo (Serbia)
07 July 2022 31th open int. AlpenrosenCup 2022 for Paragliders - Austrian Open & Tyrolean Championship - Westendorf (Austria)
07 July 2022 PWC solo - J'Peux Pas ! J'suis Accro - Base de Loisirs de Léry-Poses (France)
07 July 2022 PWC synchro - J'Peux Pas ! J'suis Accro - Base de loisirs de Léry-Poses (near ROUEN) (France)
08 July 2022 5th Kosova Open 2022 - Prizren (Kosovo)
09 July 2022 2nd British Sports Trophy - Gemona del Friuli (Italy)
10 July 2022 21st FAI European Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship - Sigillo (Italy)
14 July 2022 2022 Paragliding World Cup Macedonia 2022 ::: Krushevo - Krushevo (North Macedonia)
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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