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Duel continues: Arch blasts Bonhomme in Rovinj

RBAR2014-RovinjAustria’s Hannes Arch came from behind to beat defending champion Paul Bonhomme in a riveting final in the second stop of the eight-leg Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Sunday in Rovinj, Croatia. Arch was trailing Bonhomme at the midway point of the final round by 0.23 seconds but opened the throttle with a blistering second lap on the obstacle course set up on the Adriatic Sea to get his eighth career victory. Japan’s Yoshihide Muroya got the first podium of his career, taking third place on a challenging course in the bay off Rovinj that was made even more difficult when the winds coming from the south shifted to from the west.

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Air Race returns: Bonhomme beats old rival

RBAR2014-Abu-Dhabi 2The Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned from a three-year break with a spectacular three-way battle for the victory in the bright blue skies over Abu Dhabi with Britain’s Paul Bonhomme prevailing.

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Special FAI medals and safety delegate for the Red Bull Air Race season 2014

Red-bull-air-race NewsFollowing the announcement of the resumption of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in 2014, the FAI and the Red Bull Air Race management have signed an agreement confirming FAI’s official international recognition of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship as well as detailing the FAI’s support in the form of safety supervision.

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1st FAI World Precision Flying Championships in Bautzen, GER

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The 21st FAI World Precision Flying Championships was held in Bautzen, Germany from 07-14 September 2013.

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21st FAI World Precision Flying Championship in Bautzen, Germany: entries from 59 pilots and 16 countries so far

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Preparations are in full swing and a remarkably large number of preliminary entries has already been received so far. The 21st FAI World Precision Flying Championship will take place at Bautzen Airfield in Saxony, Germany from 7th to 14th September 2013. At its meeting in Larnaca, Cyprus on 3rd November 2012, the General Aviation Commission (GAC) of the FAI had entrusted Deutscher Aero Club (DAeC - German Aero Club) with the organization of the event.

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Jury members and International Judges

Dear friends,

the lists of the official Jury members and International Judges 2013 concerning Rally and Precision flying have been uploaded in the relevant section of the documents :

 

www.fai.org > DOCUMENTS > SPORTING CODE & COMPETITION RULES Section 2 Aeroplanes > Competition Rules
the direct links :

 

1st Memorial flight Rally Hans Gutmann: A well-known and respected pilot to be remembered

1st Memorial flight Rally Hans GutmannIn remembrance of Hans Gutmann, his friends of the Austrian and Luxembourg Aero-Club Karl Brandstetter and Jean Birgen have taken up the organisation of the 1st Memorial flight Rally Hans Gutmann. Departing on 16 June 2012 from Gragnano Trebbiense, Italy, the pilots will stop in France, Spain, Portugal and France before arriving in Bitburg, Germany, on 23/24 June. Pilots can participate in one or several stages of the flight.

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Wieczorek wins the 20th World Precision Flying Championships

20th FAI World Precision Flying Championship podiumThe 20th World Precision Flying Championships was held in Brits, South Africa from 23-29 October 2011.

The winner of the event was Michal Wieczorek (Poland). He was followed by Boleslaw Radmoski (Poland) in 2nd position and Michal Filip (Czech Republic) in 3rd position.

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7th FAI European Rally Flying Championships

Opening CeremonyThe 7th FAI European Rally Flying Championships were held at Castellón (Spain) from 06 to 12 September 2009. Filling the top three positions were: 1st: Julien Cherioux/David Le Gentil - France 2nd: Waclaw Wieczorek/Boleslaw Radomski - Poland 3rd: Janusz Darocha/Zbigniew Chrzaszcz - Poland Full results can be found Here.