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CIMA is the *International Microlight and Paramotor Commission* of FAI (*{_}C{_}{*}{_}ommission_ *{_}I{_}{*}{_}nternationale_ _de_ *{_}M{_}{*}{_}icro{_}_\-_{*}{_}A{_}{*}{_}viation_). CIMA stands for FAI's microlight and paramotor activities, in particular World Records and International Competitions are conducted under the direction of CIMA.

CIMA has a large number of [delegates||List of CIMA delegates] from around the World who meet annually at a Plenary meeting, usually in November. 

Most CIMA decisions are made at Plenary meetings but much work goes on throughout the rest of the year. Sub-committees and working groups are appointed by the Plenary to do specific work and a  *[Bureau|bureau:CIMA Bureau]* consisting of a President, two vice Presidents and a secretary/treasurer is elected by the Plenary to represent CIMA outside of the Plenary. 

The main purpose of this wiki is to facilitate the collaborative work of the Bureau and the different sub-committees and working groups, and to make their activity and results visible to the air sports community. For any other official information please refer to the [CIMA page at the FAI portal|] .

[CIMA Bureau|bureau:CIMA Bureau]

h5. CIMA Sub-committees

Sub committees are permanent groups, the chairman and members are appointed or re-appointed annually by the CIMA Plenary.
* Microlight Sub-Committee
* Paramotor Sub-Committee
* [Section 10 Sub-Committee|Sec10:Section 10 sub-committee]
* Flight Recorder Approval Committee

h5. CIMA working groups

Working groups are similar to sub-committees except they are established on a temporary basis to address a particular issue and then disband when their work is complete.
* Paramotor Precision working group
* Internal Regulations working group
* [Ranking System working group|ranking:CIMA Ranking System working group]
* [Internet Presence working group|wiki:CIMA Internet Presence Committee]{column}


h5. Forthcoming championships

CIMA Monitors for World and continantal championships and WAG Liaison Officers report to CIMA using these spaces:

* [European Microlight Championship 2010, Sywell, United Kingdom|EMC2010:European Microlight Championship 2010]
* World Air Games 2011, Odense, Denmark (to be confirmed)
* [World Microlight Championship 2011, Beer Sheva, Israel|WMC2011:World Microlight Championship 2011]
* [World Paramotor Championshio 2011, Daejeon, Korea|WPC2011:World Paramotor Championship 2011]


h6. Navigate space