The CIVA Document Store

CIVA Documents StorsCIVA maintains an extensive range of documentation to define the operational structure, content and management required of its championship events according to FAI sporting principles.

From this page you can obtain up-to-date and in some cases historic copies of CIVA's regulatory documentation and records. The complete archive of original material however may be sourced from the CIVA Documents page of the official FAI website.

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Documents for CIVA Plenary Conferences

All documents relating to CIVA's Plenary Conferences are published on the FAI website in the CIVA Documents > Meetings section. Here you can obtain copies of the papers submitted to every plenary for the past 20 years, together with the subsequent Summary of Conclusions and the Minutes that record all the significant approvals and decisions.

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    CIVA 2016 Plenary Conference - Minutes
    CIVA 2017 Plenary Conference - Bulletin #1
    CIVA 2017 Plenary Conference - Registration Form

The 2017 CIVA Plenary Conference will be in Aix-en-Provence, France from November 4-5.

    Archive of past CIVA Meeting Minutes

Schedule for Reports that are due to CIVA in 2017

    CIVA Documents Deadline Schedule for 2017 v1

Free Known Programme-1 Design Guidance

    CIVA Free Known Programme Guidance - Power Aircraft 2017
    CIVA Free Known Programme Guidance - Glider Aircraft 2017

Regulations for the Conduct of International Aerobatic Events

    Section 6: Part 1 - Powered Aircraft 2017-1
    Section 6: Part 2 - Glider Aircraft 2017-1 
    Section 6: Part-4 - Special Events
    Section 6: Part-5a - World Air Masters (WAM) events 2017 v1.1
    Section 6: Part-5b - Formation Aerobatic Championships 2017 v1.1
    Section 6: Appendix FPS (to Parts 1 and 2)

    For historic archived years - visit FAI CIVA Documents

Event Organisation

    CIVA Guide to Championship Organisation (GCO) Issue 2-2016
    Guide to Bidding for CIVA Events
    Event Bidding form
    FAI Casualty & Serious Incident Guidelines

CIVA Technical Data Sheets (TDS)
Easy-reference data sheets for CIVA approved technical systems

    OpenAero sequence design software
    Aresti sequence design software
    ACRO contest results calculation software
    ACMS contest results calculation software
    Tablet based score-sheet scanner and transmitter

Event Forms

    Free Known Programme-1 2017 Check List for Advanced Power
    Free Known Programme-1 2017 Check List for Unlimited Power
    Free Known Programme-1 2017 Check List for Yak-52/Intermediate Power
    Free Known Programme-1 2017 Check List for Advanced Glider
    Free Known Programme-1 2017 Check List for Unlimited Glider
    Boundary Infringements Summary Sheet
    Boundary Judge Record of OUT's
    Chief Judges Flight Summary Sheet
    Jury Event Final Report Form
    Letter of Agreement for Trophy Safety
    Protest Form
    Scoring Office Check List
    Take Off Times Form
    Wind Observation Form

Power Final Freestyle Programme-5 sequence

    Unlimited Power Form-A
    Judging Summary Sheet

FAI Resources

    FAI Jury Handbook - visit FAI Documents
FAI General Section - visit FAI Documents
    WADA Information - visit FAI Anti-Doping

Upcoming Events

5th FAI World Yak-52 Aerobatic Championships

This is an FAI / CIVA World Championship specifically for Yak-52 aircraft.
See for past events of this type.


Sunday 9th of July 2017

8th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships

International Jury
Manfred Echter - President
Madelyne Delcroix
Kari Kemppi

Chief Judge
Philippe Kűchler


Thursday 27th of July 2017

10th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships

International Jury
Philippe Kűchler - President
Elena Klimovich
Tamás Abrányi
Chief Judge
Nick Buckenham


Thursday 3rd of August 2017