World Formation Aerobatic Challenge 2017 – China’s national competitive sports body, the ASFC has decided to downgrade the event to an air display, against our will.
FAI/ CIVA statement.
To comply with Air Sports Federation of China (ASFC) requirements imposed for this event, the first FAI Formation Aerobatic Challenge has now been re-configured strictly as an air display, in place of the originally planned competitive event.
For all pilots and teams, the Classic and Signature programme formats remain unchanged and will be flown in accordance with CIVA Section 6 Part 5B Regulations for Formation Aerobatic Challenge events as published.
Official scrutiny by FAI / CIVA officers of all safety related elements at this event, will continue as planned. The observations of and all formal output from the judging panel will however remain strictly confidential.
The experience gained by all parties through operation of the event in this revised air display context will be used to develop this outstanding new concept for future competitions.
为规范国内特技飞行活动组织工作，加强特技飞行活动安全保障，促进特技飞行项目健康发展。经与国际航空运动联合会、国际航空运动联合会特飞委员会、郑州市政府及相关单位协商决定， 2017郑州航展（2017年4月27日至5月1日）期间停止举办“国际航联编队特技飞行锦标赛（Formation Aerobatic Championship）”及其他特技飞行竞赛活动。