Air sports

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Air Sports
Highest governing bodyFédération Aéronautique Internationale
Mixed genderYes
Country or regionWorldwide
World Games1997 – 2017

The term "air sports" covers a range of aerial activities, including air racing, aerobatics, aeromodelling, hang gliding, human powered aircraft, parachuting, paragliding and skydiving. [1]

FAI governed sports[edit]

The following sports 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, there are lightweight classes which can be alternatively grouped as Ultralight aviation.

Orly Air Park in Kenya.

Other activities[edit]

Other aerial activities are not governed by the FAI rules

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