New CIVA Sporting Codes

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Time to get reading! 

At the heart of competition aerobatics is the requirement for pilots to conform to the rules of the sport (and judges to learn and apply them!)

For those looking to compete and judge internationally, and for Advanced/Unlimited pilots and judges taking part in our national championships, the CIVA Sporting Code is the place to look for the definitive regulations. These are revised annually to incorporate rule changes agreed between the delegate nations of the FAI.

Take a look at Sporting Code Section 6-1 for the 2023 regulations for Power pilots or Sporting Code Section 6-2 for the Glider rules.

A revision of the British Aerobatics General Rules found at the in the Briefing Room on our website under Rules and Documents will follow shortly.