Aviation is normally associated with travel to distant corners of the world. It is true that air machines play a very important role in communication, but are also used in sports.
Air sports are a kind of civil aviation, which can best be described as a sport, practicing by using airplanes. Aviation is a sport, which includes aviation aircraft, sport balloon, gliding, parachuting and modeling.
It is worth mentioning that in the initial phase of development of aviation, flights in airplanes took the form of sports only. Later, airplanes have become a form of communication, allowing to quickly get to the remote places on the globe. In 1908, French pilot H. Farman flied a closed circuit with a length of 1 km and received an award in the amount of 50 000 francs.
With time more and better results were achieved, which was associated with technological progress and the emergence of even more efficient air machines. Air sports are very popular, because they provide great emotions, which can not be experienced when practicing other sports. Air sports also provides adrenaline, so are attractive primarily for those who seek thrills.
Air sports are sports of a high risk, so it's important to be properly prepared to perform flights. In each country there were created centers of aviation, that allow learning to fly for all aviation sports enthusiasts.