ICARNAVAL : masquerade contest


The Coupe Icare Masquerade Contest is open to all hang glider and paraglider pilots.
Costumed flights are scheduled Saturday at 11:00 (or Sunday in case of poor weather).
The prize giving and repeat-round of masquerade flights will take place Sunday at 11:00.


All registrations are online on the site www.coupe-icare.org.

There is no cost to register which will be validated once all mandatory fields are completed and after providing an electronic copy (*.jpg, *.pdf,…) of a certificate showing civil responsibility insurance covering free flying activities. For pilots insured with the FFVL, this document can be downloaded via the website https://intranet.ffvl.fr/.  
Don't forget to come for collect your registration pack at the Entrance to the Salon Icare Expo in from Wednesday September 16th until Friday evening.  Your flight number to be worn during the demonstration will be distributed during the pilot briefing on Saturday morning.
Prior to September 16th, if you need help registering you can contact the Tourist Office in person, via phone or e-mail.

Inscriptions will close on Friday, September 18th in the evening.
All participating pilots are obliged to attend the pilot briefings Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 on the launch "carpet".


Download the regulations and go to the page  "Inscription on line"

The inscriptions will be open the 1st of june

Document PDFicarnaval reglement GB 2015.pdf


The 42nd Coupe Icare will take place from 17th to 20th September 2015.

Heading for the Kendal Mountain Festival

After the International Mountain Film Festival of Les Diablerets (Suisse) in 2014, the Icares du Cinema welcomes a special guest –the Kendall Mountain Film Festival (UK)

Special Guest, Bill Moyes

The Coupe Icare has the honor to welcome Bill Moyes, the Australian pioneer of hang gliding and creator of the brands Moyes Delta Gliders and LiteFlite.

Radio controlled flights ...

.... in all its forms:  In the Lumbin landing area, sport through its various activities:
- Icare Model Show : Demonstrations flights and other presentations to learn about remote controlled flying
- Icare Model Cinema :
Number 1 Amateur film festival on radio controlled aviation
- Icare Model circus
: Masquerade flights for radio controlled aviation enthusiasts
- Icare Model Expo : Trade fair for radio controlled aviation enthusiasts

What's news in the Icare sky

The Air Force Aerobatics team back again
The Bronco plane on show
Yves Rossy, jetman, flying right in front of the St Hilaire launches
The maiden flight of the Obélix hot air balloon
World record attempt in dirigible (Transocéans Project)
New electric dynabubble

Slackline between 2 balloons

With the "Flying Frenchies", Julien Millot and Tancrède Melet.

Kites : special guest....

Abdul Rauf, Indian expert from Bombay: Kite specialist of traditional fighting kites as well as ‘world kite trains’

The Blériot XI, at 1/4 of original size.

A replica of the famous plane of Louis Blériot will be on show at Lumbin, on the Radio Controlled Aviation field

The Sailwing will fly again....

Francis Heilmann, renowned parachutist and paraglider will once  more fly from St Hilaire on the replica of the original wing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first ever paraglider flight by David Barish

Icare Mômes : step into space ...

Step into space with the Spatiobus CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales – National Center for Space Studies) at Icare Mômes

Live television.....

Live television coverage of the Coupe Icare, ...... watch each evening on the big screen and via internet you can watch the event as it happens!

A competition of amateur video ...

On the subject of ‘sharing airspace with birds of prey’ organized by the Conseil Général de l'Isère


Alongside the Coupe Icare.org association is thirty partner organizations, nearly 1,000 volunteers who participated in the elaboration of this event! Many thanks to them for their time, their energy, their smile and their commitment to our side!

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