Category: News

WGAC / WAGAC Bulletin #2 published

A supplementary Bulletin #2 with some additional information has been published for the WGAC / WAGAC at Issoudun and can be reached from the championship page for either category – see https://www.civanews.com/civa-championships/

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Judge Selection Process Update

The lengthy process that the Judging Committee works through each year to select the judging panels for all CIVA championships has been developed and refined over many years. The International Judge Selection page on this website that explains the process in detail has been reviewed and updated by Judging Committee chairman Pierre Varloteaux, to show more clearly how this crucial system works and to encourage more applications for judge and assistant posts at our events.

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Section 6 Parts 1 and 2 for 2022 Published

The CIVA Section-6 Part-1 (power) and Part-2 (glider) regulations for 2022 are at last now available from the Document Store here.

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WAAC 2023 schedule revision approved

Following a request from the organisers of this championship and subsequent approval by delegates, the schedule for this event has now been delayed by two weeks. The revised dates are – Training days: 20th to 24th October 2023 Contest days: October 24 to November 4, 2023 For further information please see the championship page here

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Plenary 2021 Minutes published

The minutes from the CIVA 2021 plenary conference have now been completed, are published and thus available online by visiting the plenary archive page here.

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Plenary 2021 Summary of Conclusions published

The Summary of Conclusions from CIVA’s 2021 Plenary Conference is now available, and can also be downloaded from the 2021 conference web page in the Plenary Archive. The fully detailed Minutes from this conference will be available in about a month’s time when they have been finalised, and will be added to the archived conference web page as above.

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Full Championship Schedule for 2022

The CIVA plan for 2022 now includes a full set of Power and Glider Championships in all categories – The 3rd FAI WIAC and 6th FAI WY52AC at Torun, Poland June 4 to 11, 2022 The 31st FAI WAC at Leszno, Poland August 4 to 13, 2022 The 24th FAI WGAC and 12th FAI WAGAC at Issoudun, France August 18 to 27, 2022 The 12th FAI EAAC (Open) at Clinceni, Romania September 16 to 24, 2022 For full details please…

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The CIVA 2021 Conference is coming

The next assembly to review and debate CIVA’s plans and prospects will be another virtual affair using the online Zoom conference platform. This will follow the same format as our very successful 2020 plenary conference, and once again will comprise a Friday-based Free Discussion period for all delegates, followed by formal plenary sessions of about two hours each during the following Saturday and Sunday. Full details of this event are available here.

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Update for EIAC in Romania

The EIAC organisers have today confirmed that this championship will go ahead based upon the current entry listing of 19 pilots from 5 countries, having sought and obtained agreement with the Bureau of CIVA that the Judging Panel can be reduced in size to the normal minimum allowed by Section 6 Part 1 Regulations of five working judges plus the Chief Judge (non-scoring). More information on this event can be found in our EIAC Championship page here. Note that the…

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EAC-2021 is now cancelled

The CIVA Bureau regrets to announce that, despite a great deal of help through many weeks from organisers in a range of countries, our attempts to relocate the 2021 European Aerobatic Championship (EAC) have not been successful. Sadly time is now too short and later scheduled options unrealistic when considering long-established team plans and commitments. Under the circumstances therefore we have reluctantly concluded that the only viable option is to cancel EAC 2021 and bring this difficult process to a…

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