CIVA – the FAI “Commission Internationale de Voltige Aerienne”

CIVA is the aerobatic commission of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. CIVA makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, CIVA does not warrant that:
•  this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
•  the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing in this electronic domain constitutes, or is meant to constitute, instruction or advice of any kind on how to perform aerobatics or fly any aircraft, without first completing an appropriate training course from a suitably qualified individual or organisation. Where advice on the techniques of flying, and in particular aerobatic flying, is offered, it is done so on the basis that such information will only be applied by those qualified and able to attempt such techniques.

Limitations of liability

CIVA will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:
•  to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
•  for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
•  for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings;
•  for loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill;
•  for loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if CIVA has been expressly advised of the potential loss.


Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit CIVA’s liability in respect of any:
•  death or personal injury caused by CIVA’s negligence;
•  fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of CIVA; or
•  matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for CIVA to exclude or limit;
•  attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.


By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, CIVA has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against CIVA’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect CIVA’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as CIVA.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


CIVA claims copyright on all words and certain graphics contained within this electronic domain. In particular we own the copyright to the FAI / CIVA logo, and all variations on this theme, including colour variations, words and motifs. The logo may be used to illustrate links back to the CIVA web on the Internet. If unsure as to other uses, please contact CIVA.

We, like many others who use the Internet, have obtained some graphics from other sites, where they have been offered for general use at no charge, or where specific permission was made by verbal agreement. We have assumed any such use or agreement has been offered by those authorised to make such an offer, and for these we claim no copyright. All articles offered for publication here will be considered to be copyright of CIVA, or to have been placed in the custody of the CIVA for copyright protection.

Should anyone feel aggrieved that we may, in some way, have transgressed the limits of reproduction we ask that in the first instance you email us at contact@civa-news.com or alternatively write to us at the FAI address below:

FAI - Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
Maison du Sport International
Av. de Rhodanie 54
CH-1007 - Lausanne
Telephone : +41 21 345 1070
Fax : +41 21 345 1077

Last updated: Monday 18th May 2020

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