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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 Qualifying Sailplane Grand Prix -

Event ID

: 14705    

Bid:

265

Event classification

: Second Category Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

18 meter Class

Place

: Rion des Landes (France)

Date(s)

: 02 May to 08 May 2021

Website

:http://www.sgp.aero/france2020


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13 May 2021 2021 Championnat Régional Grand-Est - Nancy-Malzéville (France)
21 May 2021 2021 Campionato Italiano di Promozione - Torino (Italy)
23 May 2021 2021 Coupe du Ventoux - Challenge Hugo Girod - Carpentras (France)
23 May 2021 2021 Trofeo Città di Torino - Campionato Italiano 20m biposto - Torino (Italy)
29 May 2021 2021 Austrian Multiclass Nationals - St. Johann (Austria)
30 May 2021 2021 Championnat de France Féminines - Bailleau (France)
30 May 2021 2021 Championnat de France Standard 15 mètres Biplace 20m - Bailleau (France)
30 May 2021 2021 Championnat Régional Nouvelle Aquitaine - Marmande (France)
11 June 2021 2021 LII Campeonato Nacional de Vuelo a Vela - Garray (Spain)
12 June 2021 2021 AAC Alpe Adria Cup - Feldkirchen (Austria)
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Latest FAI World Record Claims

21 March 2021 Gliding : Distance using up to 3 turn points : 1 666,1 km Baptiste Innocent (FRA)
21 March 2021 Gliding : Free distance using up to 3 turn points : 1 702,9 km Baptiste Innocent (FRA)
21 October 2020 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 194,9 km/h Gil Souviron (FRA)
16 August 2020 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 152,02 km/h Riccardo Brigliadori (ITA)
15 August 2020 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 183,46 km/h Riccardo Brigliadori (ITA)
05 August 2020 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 170,41 km/h Alan M. Polinsky (USA)
17 July 2020 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 570,00 km Philippe N. Rose (USA)
17 July 2020 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 570,00 km Philippe N. Rose (USA)
11 July 2020 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 144,51 km/h Philippe N. Rose (USA)
11 July 2020 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 100 km : 144,51 km/h Philippe N. Rose (USA)
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