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Air sports - 13 Jul 2017 - Sponsorship
Chang, Thailand’s leading beverage brand, has been announced as the lead sponsor for this year’s Air Race 1 World Cup in their home country.
Air sports - 04 May 2017 - Events
Thailand is confirmed to host the top international title in pylon air racing in 2017. The Sports Authority of Thailand, part of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport, will host the Air Race 1 World Cup at the U - Tapao Naval Air Base on 17-19 November 2017.
Air sports - 08 Feb 2017 - Events
The FAI is planning to launch an international multi-discipline Air Games Tour which could start in the 2nd half of 2018. Touching down in up to five host cities around the world each year, each event will showcase some of the best sporting action from across the world of air sports over four days of intense activity and competition. 
Air sports - 01 Nov 2016 - Internet
The FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 delivered a global impact across over 200 nations in what was the fifth-largest world championships event in terms of athlete participation last year, according to the latest analysis from Sportcal’s Global Sports Impact [GSI] Project.
Air sports - 01 Dec 2015 - Events
Excitement is mounting in Dubai, where the stars of the air sports world have touched down for the FAI World Air Games (WAG) Dubai 2015.
Air sports - 06 Jun 2014 - Bidding
Lausanne, Switzerland, 6 June 2014 – The FAI announced today that the 2015 edition of the FAI World Air Games has been awarded to the United Arab Emirates and will be held in Dubai. This multi-discipline event will be organised by the Emirates Aerosports Federation and will take place over a period of 12 days in December 2015. It is the only world competition that brings together the various different air sports.
Air sports - 30 May 2012 - Events
Frankfurt, May 30 2012 – With the German logistics company Conceptum Sport Logistics (, the organizers of the World Gliding Championship 2012 ( have gained a well-known partner from the field of cultural project logistics.
Air sports - 10 May 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The new FAI Headquarters were officially opened last Friday night as FAI President Dr. John Grubbström and FAI Honorary President Pierre Portmann cut the ribbon at the entrance of the new offices.
Air sports - 13 Oct 2010 - Events
Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct. 13, 2010 - The FAI has today announced the start of the bid process for the World Air Games 2013. FAI Members, cities, regions, event organisers or commercial bodies from all over the world are invited to participate. Expressions of interest must be submitted to the FAI by no later than 30 November 2010.
Air sports - 27 Jul 2010 - Television
The Red Bull Air Race World Championships has brought another dimension to the world of motorsport, and broadcast solution specialists Gearhouse Broadcast are helping ensure the very best of the amazing aerial action reaches its growing legion of fans around the globe.
Parachuting - 05 Feb 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, 5 February 2010 The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI - The World Air Sports Federation, announced today that bidding has opened to host the FAI Parachuting Mondial in 2012.
Air sports - 02 Feb 2010 - Events
NEW YORK – January 13, 2010 – The fifth race of the 2010 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season will be held, in partnership with NYC & Company, Jersey City, NJ and Liberty State Park, over the Hudson River June 19 and 20.
Air sports - 15 Nov 2007
The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) – the World Air Sports Federation - today officially launched the bidding process for its marquee event, the World Air Games 2011.
Air sports - 22 Oct 2007
The oldest aviation trophy in the World – The 1st Aero Club Cup - was recently given to the Royal Aero Club Trust. The Trophy is 101 years old.
Air sports - 26 Jul 2007
Flying Aces, with the support of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI; the world air sports federation) is filming a series of major world air sports championships in 2007.
Air sports - 03 May 2007
Moscow (Russia), Odense (Denmark) and Turin (Italy) have been selected by the Executive Board of the FAI, The World Air Sports Federation, to come to Lausanne, Switzerland, on June 1st, 2007 to make final presentations in their quest to host the World Air Games 2009.<BR>
Air sports - 08 Feb 2007
Sites near London (United Kingdom), Melbourne (Australia), Moscow (Russia), Odense (Denmark), and Turin (Italy) have been selected today by the Executive Board of the FAI - The World Air Sports Federation - as the candidates for the World Air Games 2009.
Air sports - 07 Feb 2007
The sports include skydiving, hang gliding, gliding, aerobatics, paragliding, microlights, ballooning, helicopters and aero modelling.
Air sports - 27 Oct 2006
The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI – The World Air Sports Federation, today officially launched the opening of the bidding process for its marquee event, the World Air Games 2009.
Air sports - 16 May 2006
The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI - The World Air Sports Federation, has taken a decision to modernise the World Air Games concept and plans are being made to launch a new concept and bidding process for the 2009 World Air Games.
Aerobatics - 11 Nov 2005
The FAI Aerobatics Commission (CIVA) held its Annual Plenary Meeting on 5 and 6 November 2005 in Munich (GER), at the aviation museum in Oberschleissheim, one of the oldest still active airfields in Germany.
Air sports - 19 Aug 2005
On 26, 27 and 28 August 2005, the skies over Lausanne (SUI), the Olympic Capital hosting the FAI Headquarters, will be the scene of a big festival of flight comprising the FAI Centenary Airshow and the 22nd FAI World Grand Prix.
Air sports - 15 Apr 2005
Aero GP, a brand new sport featuring 600 kph air racing, precision bombing and air-to-air combat is taking to European skies in May with Slovenia hosting the first event.
Air sports - 28 Jan 2004
During its meeting held on 26 and 27 January in Lausanne, the FAI Executive Board decided, with regret, not to continue with the selection procedure for the organisation of World Air Games in 2005.
Air sports - 20 Oct 2003
The 96th FAI General Conference was held from 9 to 11 October 2003 in Krakow, Poland. A small FAI delegation led by the FAI President had the honour of being received by the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Aleksander Kwasniewski, at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. After a well-attended Opening Ceremony, at which Steve Fossett was awarded the FAI Gold Air Medal, delegates representing 42 nations and 10 international Air Sport Commissions, discussed - among many other subjects - World
Air sports - 17 Jul 2003
The deadline to submit the required Bid Dossiers for the second phase of the Bid Process to host the 3rd FAI World Air Games in 2005 expired on 22 June 2003. Italy decided to postpone its Bid due to the extensive work needed at Rieti airfield before it could host the WAG. Given that the Malaysian and Polish Bids both contained several incomplete elements, these countries have been allocated an additional period to fully prepare their Bid Dossiers.
Air sports - 20 May 2003
After a thorough evaluation of the four valid bids FAI received in April, the WAG Coordinating Committee has invited Italy, Malaysia and Poland to proceed to the second phase of the bidding process leading to the award of the 3rd FAI World Air Games 2005 in November 2003.
Air sports - 19 May 2003
Flying Aces Premier Aerial Competitions announced the creation of two new sports competitions – never before attempted in television – which will be the cornerstone of its 2003 European Tour.
Air sports - 22 Apr 2003
At the closing date for submission of bids to organise the next FAI World Air Games, four valid bids had been received.
Air sports - 13 Feb 2003
At the invitation of the National Aeronautic Association and the Soaring Society of America, which held its annual convention during the same period, the FAI Executive Board met on 24 and 25 January in Dayton (Ohio), the home-town of the Wright Brothers. During their first meeting outside Europe, and at the beginning of a symbolic year celebrating 100 Years of Powered Flight, the FAI Executive Directors made several decisions which will affect the future of FAI well beyond its own Centenary in 2
Air sports - 03 Feb 2003
Inspired by the Olympic model, the leaders of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI - the World Air Sports Federation) collaborated to develop the World Air Games (WAG). This three-dimensional Olympiad of air sports is the elite forum where the world’s finest aerial athletes are crowned champions in Aerobatics, Aeromodelling, Air Racing, Ballooning, Gliding, Hang Gliding, Helicopters, Microlights, Paragliding and Parachuting.
Air sports - 25 Oct 2002
The 95th FAI General Conference held from 7 to 13 October 2002 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, approved a new concept for the 3rd World Air Games.
Air sports - 13 Nov 2000
Bids Invited to Host 2003 Air Sports World Championships<br>
Air sports - 02 Oct 2000
Air Sports Federation Elects New President
Air sports - 27 Sep 2000
Air Sports in First Ever Long-Term TV Deal
Air sports - 02 May 2000
Air sports - 04 Apr 2000
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