Comps and Events

‘Section 7’ revised and updated – out now

Thursday 28 April, 2016

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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