14 Oct 2023

Celebrating 118 Years of Air Sports: The FAI Anniversary

On 14 October 1905, the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale was founded, marking the beginning of a remarkable journey in the world of air sports. This year, FAI celebrates its 118th anniversary, reflecting on its rich history and looking forward to an exciting future.

Since its inception, the Federation has been at the forefront of advancing aeronautical and astronautical endeavours around the world. With over 90 member organisations forming a robust network, FAI connects individuals who participate in diverse air sports, fostering a sense of unity and camaraderie among enthusiasts worldwide.

FAI remains dedicated to its mission of being a global organisation for the promotion of air sports and recreational flying worldwide and to its vision of a world where safe participation in air sports and recreational flying is available to everyone at reasonable cost.