The FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year Award is a new award launched by the FAI and Breitling in 2016. It is designed to recognise outstanding achievements in the world of air sports.
Link to the first FAI-Breitling Pilot of the year, Fedor Konyukhov (RUS).
This award was established in 2012 by the FAI and Breitling, a Global Sponsor of the FAI since 2012, to associate Breitling with a significant milestone in aeronautics or astronautics, and was first awarded in 2013. The Breitling Milestone Trophy is reserved for an individual or a group of individuals having achieved a significant milestone, technological step or invention in aeronautics or astronautics (first flight, new technology, etc.) during the previous year and that might contribute to future developments, especially for the practice of air sports.
This award was established in 2012 by the FAI and Breitling, a Global Sponsor of the FAI since 2012, to associate Breitling with an outstanding sporting performance or contribution to aeronautics or astronautics achieved by a youngster, and was first awarded in 2013. The Breitling Youngster Award is reserved for a youngster who, during the previous 12 months and before the date of his 26th birthday :
• Achieved an outstanding sporting performance. This means a performance which is considered by the nominating authority as beyond the normal level of performance compared to what can usually be done, or
• Excelled in a certain area of his sport and is considered as a reference, or
• Significantly contributed to the development and promotion of aeronautics or astronautics.
Winners visible on http://www.fai.org/awards/fai-general-awards