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Air Sports
Highest governing body Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
Characteristics
Contact No
Mixed gender Yes
Presence
Country or region Worldwide
Olympic No

The term air sports covers a range of aerial activities such as:

The sports inserted above are governed internationally by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and at the national level by aero clubs such as the National Aeronautics Association and the Royal Aero Club. The FAI web site contains lists of these national organizations. In some of the categories listed above are lightweight classes which can be alternatively grouped as Ultralight aviation.

Other aerial activities are not governed by the FAI rules

  • Wingsuit flying
  • Rocket Racing League is an attempt to create a new airsport
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