News Category FAI Special Events
The 2016 Sky Grand Prix FAI Special Aerobatic Event was held in brilliant sunny conditions right in Durban's city centre at Greyville Racecourse, South Africa on Saturday 28th May, and after an absorbing contest the classic combination was won with a margin less than 0.2% by local man Patrick Davidson in his Sukhoi-31 from Rob Holland (MX2, USA) and Nigel Hopkins (Extra-330SC, RSA). In the Freestyle programme US ace Rob Holland was as usual...
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 10:30
News Category CIVA Documents
The 2016 CIVA Section-6 Part-1 Regulations are now available for download from the Document Store. These have undergone an extensive revision to the structure this year aimed at collecting together 'like' subjects in a simpler arrangement, and now incorporate the 'new' Free Known Programme-1 information for the first time.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 15:24
News Category Judging
The changes to the CIVA Regulations confirmed at the 2015 Plenary Conference in Budapest centred mostly upon the introduction of the Free Known programme in place of the previous Known (Q) and Free sequences, though in Aresti judging terms nothing new is required. One significant revision however relates to unwanted lines that Pilots draw between rolls and half-loops, and now we have clear instruction regarding how these should be downgraded....
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 09:33
News Category WAG
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 15:33
News Category Programmes
From 2016 all CIVA championships will adopt a new Programme-1 format called the "Free Known" in place of the existing P1 Known and P2 Free sequences for both power and glider categories. Here is a complete explanation to introduce the new Free Known format for the 2016 season. Design guidance for Power and Glider Free Known sequences is available in the Document Store.
Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 11:56
News Category Plenary
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 13:09
News Category World Air Games
Update - November 1st
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:50
News Category CIVA Trophies
Voting has now closed for the first running of this new CIVA trophy for the Championship Organiser of the Year, donated by the British Aerobatic Association.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 12:59
News Category Plenary meetings
The CIVA 2015 Plenary Meeting date is rapidly approaching, the venue this year being the Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget hotel in Budapest and the dates Friday October 23rd to Sunday 25th.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 17:28
News Category Results
Having built a comfortable advantage through success in both the Known and Free programmes at Chateauroux-Deols in France, Capitaine Alexandre Orlowski's 12'th place in the single Free Unknown was just sufficient to maintain his overall lead over Mikhail Mamistov and Castor Fantoba to make him the new World Aerobatic Champion of 2015. In the Final Freestyle programme Rob Holland for the USA again showed his mastery in the MXS to finish well...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 11:03