On Friday 31 October the 12th Asiania Parachute Championships and the 1st Fujairah International Open 2008, is being staged in Fujairah.
These competitions are organised by the Fujairah International Airport and the Emirates Aviation Association and will continue until November 7.
The Friday spectacular is planned to get under way at 4pm near the Marina Club on the Fujairah Corniche and will feature 400 competitors from 35 countries.
Source: Fuad Ali, Fujairah Set for High-Flying Events, Gulf News, 29 October 2008.
Dr Geoff Pound