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Antonio Quintana Recognized with FAI Silver Medal

AI that the FAI Silver Medal has been awarded posthumously to our good friend, Antonio Quintana. Here is the message that went out today to FAI members: FAI SILVER MEDAL The FAI Vice-Presidents decided to award the FAI Silver Medal posthumously to Antonio Quintana (ESP) for his long and devoted service to aviation and air sports in Spain, as inspiring leader, international contest organiser, administrator, and convenor of numerous FAI meetings and conferences. The medal will be presented at the FAI General Conference in St. Vincent (Italy). I am delighted to pass on the news from F I am very happy that Antonio's work on behalf of air sports is being recognized. He was a good friend to aerobatics and is deeply missed by all of his friends and colleagues. He was Contest Director for two World Aerobatic Championships - in 2005 in Burgos and in 2007 in Granada. Spain organized three World Championships in the past 10 years, an outstanding accomplishment.