fbpx
 
Comps and Events, News

CIVL Bureau Minutes released: Autumn 2012 meeting

Friday 23 November, 2012

FAI CIVL website

Minutes from the the CIVL Bureau Autumn meeting have been published.

Most of the proposals are not formal but they do give some idea of what will be on CIVL’s agenda for the next annual meeting in February 2013.

Actions and recommendations include the mandatory use of a second reserve parachute in Cat 1 paragliding events from May 2014. And in hang gliding the lack of bidders for Cat 1 events is raised as an issue.

Elsewhere, CIVL also received a submission from the Paraglider Manufacturers Association (PMA) on competition paragliders. The PMA said it is “convinced” having competition wings in the EN system is not a good idea:

The PMA is convinced that having competition wings in the EN system is a bad idea, not least because it leads to a corruption of the EN classes. The PMA also thinks that having to trim a competition wing to pass EN certification MAY lead to said wing showing unwanted behaviour, not least in the deep-stall department.

The meeting of the CIVL Bureau was held in Reykjavik from 1-4 November 2012. The minutes are online here.

Or download them in pdf:

CIVL Bureau minutes, Autumn 2012

PMA Submission to CIVL Bureau, November 2012

CIVL stands for Commission Internationale de Vol Libre, International Commission of Free Flight. All FAI hang gliding and paragliding international championships, including World and European Championships, competitions and record activities are conducted under the direction of CIVL.


• Got news? Send it to us at news@xccontent.local

Subscribe

Home

Never miss an issue

Our subscribers receive 10 issues a year, the annual Travel Guide and exclusive access to competitions and offers

Subscribe today
Back to Comps and Events News
Back to Comps and Events News

Got a story?

If you have news, great images or a story, let us know

Get in touch

Join the family

By subscribing, you support the only worldwide paragliding, paramotoring and hang gliding magazine and you get:

  • Ten issues delivered to your door through the year
  • A 100+ page Travel Guide to the world’s best flying sites delivered with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Plus: Win a paraglider in our annual subscribers’ draw each January
  • Pay annually or monthly with paypal or credit card
Subscribe today

Subscribe and never miss an issue

Digital edition

From
£2.59
per month

  • Ten packed issues delivered via Zinio
  • Travel Guide with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Read offline on iPad, laptop or phone
  • Exactly the same magazines as print

Print edition

From
£4.19
per month

  • Ten packed issues airmailed to you
  • Travel Guide with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Perfect-bound journals, high quality production
  • Chance to win two new wings in exclusive draws

Print and digital

From
£4.79
per month

  • All the benefits of print and digital!
  • Plus exclusive discount vouchers for books and products
News and special offers. No spam ever
SIGN ME UP