French pilot Jean-Max Vautier is the new European Advanced Aerobatic Champion, scoring a superb 75.442% in the EAAC 2015 at Deva in Romania. Local man Laszlo Ferencz secured second place with 74.979% for Romania, and Benoit Faict of France was third with 73.586%. Full results for this championship can be found as usual at http://www.civa-results.com/
News Category: Results
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 08:59 by nhb
Starting at EAAC in Deva, Romania, competitors and CIVA officals can now vote to determine the best Championship Organiser of the year. Go to this page to see the currect status of the voting and place your own vote.
News Category: Trophy
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 06:45 by nhb
The third and final bulletin preparing for the World Aerobatic Championships at Chateuroux in August has now been published. Pilots should note that the "Low" altitude is officially increased by 20m to 120 metres due to a Boeing 747 that is parked below the centre of the box, and naturally the disqualification height is also raised for this event to 70 metres. We also hear that scheduled training slots will be on the website very soon.
News Category: Events
Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 12:56 by nhb
In preparation for the first championship this year - the European Advanced Aerobatic Championship being staged at Deva, Romania - a new voting system has been added to CIVA News.
News Category: CIVA Trophies
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 14:57 by nhb
This regulatory document for the 2015 World Air Games in Dubai is now published as a pdf and can be downloaded from the CIVA Document Store. For power pilots we have reverted to the 'normal' four programme Known, Free, Free-Unknown and Freestyle setup for 2015, while for the glider pilots the four programmes are the normal Free, an Unknown, and then two new format Freestyle programmes with all-new marking criteria.
News Category: CIVA Documents
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:33 by nhb
The EAAC 2015 International Jury has now provided the names of the two Warm-Up pilots who will start each session during the 9th European Advanced Aerobatic Championship at Deva airfield in Romania. These are Jurgis Kairis, flying an Su-26 or 31, and Tamás Ábrányi, who will fly his Sbach.
News Category: EAAC 2015
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 14:46 by nhb
Following conclusion of the French national Championships at Epernay and discussions with the US Team, the WAC 2015 International Jury is pleased to announce that French pilot Alexis Busque and US pilot Mike Ciliberti, both flying Extra 330SC's, are the official Warm-Up pilots selected for this championship. Further details of this championship are given in the CIVA News Events Calendar page.
News Category: WAC 2015
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 13:44 by nhb
Update - 19 June 2015 Since our last bulletin on May 22 expectations have improved in that the organisers shipping agents DHL are now expected to deliver containers to a number of locations (to be agreed) for aircraft to be packed for their out-and-return transit to Dubai, and competitors are no longer responsible for the cost of this exercise. A plan with details of which aircraft are to be involved and their pick-up locations is under...
News Category: World Air Games 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 09:54 by nhb
It appears that Family 2 figures in the new Aresti Glider Catalogue are identical with those in the Power Catalogue and are thus incorrect; pending correction and re-issue of this catalogue by Aresti System S.L. glider competitors are advised to refer to the previous catalogue when creating sequences for 2015 events.
News Category: Gliders
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 13:57 by nhb
After an unscheduled delay CIVA regulations Section-6 part-1 2015 v1 for powered aircraft is now published. There has also been a minor v2 revision to part-2 for gliders to clarify the maximum allowable K for Advanced programme 2 Free sequences; the original v1 pdf unfortunately showed the previous value of 160 alongside the current 175 as "160175", an unachievably large number as many have pointed out ...
News Category: civa-news.com
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:29 by nhb