Preparations for the start of competitions

Torino Aeritalia airfield buzzes with activity as 300 of the world’s elite air sport competitors prepare for the start of the competition. Many are old friends who have previously met around the world, either in preparation for these Games or at other FAI world and continental championships.

Sports Director Pierluigi DURANTISports Director Pierluigi DURANTI

The LOC (Local Organising Committee) gave the general briefing to explain the logistical and operational procedures for the next 7 days; This was despite an enormous rain storm which caused a delay of some fifteen minutes as it passed through. Though storms are to be expected in such a mountainous region, the weather forecast for the next week looks favourable to the competitors.