FAI Presidents

Under the current Statutes, the FAI President is elected for a maximum of three two-year terms. This page presents the history of FAI presidents since the federation was founded in 1905.

since 2010 : Dr. John GRUBBSTROM (Sweden)
2004 - 2010 : Pierre PORTMANN (Switzerland)
2000 - 2004 : Wolfgang WEINREICH (Germany)
1994 - 2000 : Eilif J. NESS (Norway)
1992 - 1994 : Dr. Hanspeter HIRZEL (Switzerland)
1990 - 1992 : Olavi A. RAUTIO (Finland)
1988 - 1990 : Clifton F. von KANN (USA)
1986 - 1988 : Georges Alfred "Peter" LLOYD, AO, OBE (Australia)
1984 - 1986 : Cenek KEPAK (Czechoslovakia)
1982 - 1984 : Amos ISHAI (Israel)
1980 - 1982 : Prince Antoine de LIGNE (Belgium)
1978 - 1980 : Desmond Percy KELLY (Australia)
1976 - 1978 : Adolph ("Pirat") GEHRIGER (Switzerland)
1974 - 1976 : Col. Bernard DUPERIER (France)
1972 - 1974 : André Olivier DUMAS (Canada)
1970 - 1972 : Fred FORRER (Switzerland)
1969 - 1970 : Prof. E. WEGELIUS (Finland)
1967 - 1969 : Hofrat Josef GAISBACHER (Austria)
1966 - 1967 : Vladimir K. KOKKINAKI (USSR)
1964 - 1966 : Mauricio OBREGON (Colombia)
1962 - 1964 : Dr. W. MURI (Switzerland)
1960 - 1962 : Jacques ALLEZ (France)
1958 - 1960 : Miss Jacqueline COCHRAN (USA)
1956 - 1958 : Général Av. Charles SILLEVAERTS (Belgium)
1954 - 1956 : Capt. K.J.G. BARTLETT (UK)
1952 - 1954 : Cornelio KOLFF (Netherlands)
1950 - 1952 : Baron A. de la GRANGE (France)
1948 - 1950 : William R. ENYART (USA)
1946 - 1948 : Lord BRABAZON of TARA (UK)
1942 - 1946 : Godfrey L. CABOT (USA)
1930 - 1941 : Prince Georges Valentin BIBESCO (Romania)
1925 - 1930 : Comte Henri de la VAULX (France)
1905 - 1925 : Prince Roland BONAPARTE (France)