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Link to FAI documents including the Sporting Code  FAI Documents

The relevant forms for claiming Badges, becoming an Official Observer, and any other FAI Certificate or Badge function, can be found at this link

Complete list of current Australian Records

Complete list of current Feminine Australian Records

 Costs & special requirements

For a single flight, any number of records for which the flight is eligible may be claimed. 
The cost is A$45 PER CLAIM, this will include one record certificate.  For additional certificates claimed in the application the cost is $5 per document. 

Please pay by the following options:

  • Credit Card payment: Online Store at  www.glidingaustralia.org  > GFA Shop 
  • Deposit the appropriate fee directly into the GFA account along with name of applicant:.  - BSB 013 442, Acc no 3047 29562
  • Cheque payable to the Gliding Federation of Australia, sent direct to GFA Office
 

and email the GFA and Beryl Hartley & Jenny Thompson to advise of the deposit and date of flight.

  
Post Claim to 

 FAI Certificates/Records Officer
 C/- Beryl Hartley
 PO Box 275
 Narromine  NSW 2821 

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 Mobile:  0407 459 581 
 Phone:  (02) 6889 1250

A new record claim must exceed the current value by 1 kilometre for distance, 1 km/h for speed, and 3% for altitude.
(SC 3.0.4)

Australian Special Requirements

The Records Officers use SeeYou for record validation and also use the WGS-84 ellipsoid (ICG) for distance calculation. (Tools - options - general - distance calculation)

Australia does NOT ALLOW foreign Official Observers to officiate any flights flown in Australia , a Australian OO must be used.

Australia does NOT ALLOW flight of a glider after night. Night is defined as the end of evening civil twilight which is 20-30 minutes after sunset. Any flight that has the glider landing after night begins, regardless of the country in which the flight was made, will not be homologated. The time the sun sets can be determined from the following URL time [ext]

Flights by Australian Pilots in foreign countries will be recognised as AUSTRALIAN RECORDS. Flights in Australia will stand as NATIONAL RECORDS.

For World record attempts, only flight recorder evidence is acceptable. (Extract from Official Observer & Pilot Guide)

Please do not send information on a floppy disk, use a CD or DVD if the information is being sent by mail.

 

Good hunting, and if you have any questions please email Beryl Hartley  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

Links to information about claiming Badges, Distance flights and Records

FAI Badge and Distance Claims

Badge Costs

FAI Claim Requirements

Records Overview Costs and Initial Claim Information

NEW - Electronic Forms for Badge Declarations and Initial Record Claims

Initial Claim Form for Records

Badge Flight Declaration Form

Links to information about declaring and claiming Badges, Distance flights and Records

FAI Badge Declaration

FAI Badge and Distance Claims

Badge Costs

FAI Claim Requirements

Records Overview Costs and Initial Claim Information

NEW - Electronic Forms for Badge Declarations and Initial Record Claims

Initial Claim Form for Records

Badge Flight Declaration Form

Badge questions and Claims should be sent to Beryl Hartley at 

 

 

 
Post Claim to 

FAI Certificates Officer
C/- Beryl Hartley
PO Box 275Narromine  NSW 2821

 Mobile: 0407 459 581 
 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Record questions and Claims should be directed to Jenny Thompson  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

List of Approved IGC Loggers

click here to download a list of IGC approved loggers (updated 11/13)

FAI Forms and Applications

are here They are located in the FAI folder of Sports Docs

If you wish to make an external declaration for a badge flight - that is, a declaration separate from one in a data logger or flight recorder, please use the Badge Flight Declaration Form.

FAI Record Claim Forms

are here

Click on Records and select A for Gain of Height, B for Distance and C for Speed.

Records

Australian Records This page lists records flown by Australian pilots in Australia and overseas

Feminine Records

Continental Records select Record Zone Oceanian 

Minimum Claims for Continetal Records are here

All payments for FAI related items should be made using the GFA Shop or please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.