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Air sports. Fai: Annual report 2017 published

Competitions, new world records, details

The latest edition of the FAI Annual Report, which summarises the Federation’s activities throughout 2017, is available now.

As in previous years, the 2017 report contains details about the year’s major competitions, new world records, and, of course, the amazing achievements of air sports athletes from around the world.

In it, it is possible to find also information about the decisions taken at the FAI General Conference, and the hard work being done by the FAI officials, volunteers and head office, together with its partners, to bring the exhilaration of competitive air sports to more people than ever before.

The year 2017 was a busy and exciting one for FAI competitions, including The World Games in Poland, at which three air sports featured for the very first time.

Ranging from longstanding, strategic competitions such as the Coupe Aéronautique "Gordon Bennett" to the adrenaline-filled Red Bull Air Race World Championships, these events allowed its Members and partners to display the beauty of air sports in a wide variety of locations.

Other focuses for report include the growth of air sports in Asia, and the booming sport of drone racing – for which the Federation organised a number of events such as the first-ever "FAI International Drones Conference and Expo", and the second edition of the "FAI Drone Racing World Cup".

There is also a section on forthcoming events such as the "2018 Asian Games" and the "FAI World Air Games" in Turkey in 2020.

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