In parallel with the championships of the world the FAI proposes on the site an open international contest for the categories F4G
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Welcome to the site of the 2014 FAI World Championships for scale model aircrafts F4C-F4H
Since 1804 located in the heart of the great Southwest, bordering Lot-et-Garonne, the town of Marmande is the third city of the department and sub-prefecture. Today, the city has 18,600 residents.
Marmande is located in the center of a large communication's network with the highway "Two Seas", the A62, the railway lines Bordeaux-Toulouse- Marseille, airfield, waterways with the Garonne Canal which connects the Atlantic the Mediterranean, and finally the D 933 road that connects Marmande to Spain. The city is near to the Atlantic beaches, ski resorts Pyrenees, the Dordogne valley and the vineyards of Bordeaux.
The World air sports federation and the French federation were entrusted, during a meeting held in Lausanne in February 2012,with the organization of the 23rd edition of the world championship F4C-F4H at the flying club of Gascogny in Marmande. The candidature of the city was preferred to those of China and Italy.
On several times,the flying club of Gascogny has proved its abilities to organize large events, especially during the championship of France in 2007 where more than 50 pilots and 6,000 spectators were welcomed.
With equipment and technical quality facilities, the site of the flying club of Gacogny can received competitors with their families, supporters and visitors, in the most favourable conditions.