Comps and Events

‘Section 7’ revised and updated – out now

Thursday 28 April, 2016

Section-7-CIVL
Section 7, the rules that govern hang gliding and paragliding competition, has been revised and updated. It has been published on the CIVL website and will be current from 1 May 2016.

CIVL say it has taken two years to revise. Notorious for its complexity the rules in Section 7 are there to help organisers run competitions efficiently, and for competition pilots to know the rules of the game.

CIVL say:

Until 2004, Section 7 was one big lump with all disciplines included. Section 7 was then divided in 4 Section: Hang gliding, Paragliding, Accuracy and Aerobatic. For 12 years we added layer over layer of rules until we had 4 big lumps not very easy to digest. A reorganization was needed…

More on the CIVL website.

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