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Olympic ski jumper swaps skis for helicopter skids

Olympic ski jumper swaps skis for helicopter skids

Helicopter pilot Thomas Morgenstern has finished in bronze medal position in the FAI World Air Games Parallel Slalom and Fender competition here in Dubai. The final to decide the gold and silver medal....

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British air sports legend helicopters in

British air sports legend helicopters in

Even among the large crowds at the FAI World Air Games, it's hard to miss Quentin Smith. The flamboyant British helicopter pilot wears a Union Jack jacket, and has been flying, he says, since the age ....

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Tony Iberler, youngest pilot ever to participate in a world helicopter....

Tony Iberler, youngest pilot ever to participate in a world helicopter....

Tony Iberler qualified as an Helicopter Pilot in Germany on his 17th birthday, one year before he can legally drive a car. In 2012, still aged 17, he was selected as a member of the German National T....

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Maxim Sotnikov (RUS): Helicopter Pilot

Maxim Sotnikov (RUS): Helicopter Pilot

Although Maxim Sotnikov learned to fly helicopters only 6 years ago, he is already one of the world’s best pilots and will be one to watch at the 14th FAI World Helicopter Championship that will t....

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Latest FAI World Record Claims

12 February 2016 Rotorcraft : Speed over a straight 15/25 km course : 181,00 km/h Christian Kurz (AUT)
12 November 2015 Rotorcraft : Altitude without payload : 6'705.00 m Simone Moro (ITA)
10 November 2015 Rotorcraft : Distance without landing : 1'653.00 km Paul A Salmon (USA)
10 November 2015 Rotorcraft : Speed over a recognised course : 163.00 km/h Paul A Salmon (USA)
08 November 2015 Rotorcraft : Altitude without payload : 8'399 m Donatella Ricci (ITA)
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2015 FAI Annual Report Just Out!

2015 FAI Annual Report Just Out!

The 2015 FAI Annual Report provides an overview of all our activities with plenty of pictures. More compact than the previous editions, it includes the competitions, records, awards, our sponsor Breit....

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FAI Rotorcraft Commission 2016 Annual Meeting - Main Decisions and Dis....

FAI Rotorcraft Commission 2016 Annual Meeting - Main Decisions and Dis....

The 2016 Plenary Meeting of the FAI Rotorcraft Commission (CIG) was held from 10 – 11 March 2016 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The get-together took place in the MSI, the Maison du Sport Internationale,....

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FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

From 1 to 12 December, the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 celebrated air sports from around the world. 875 athletes from 55 countries competed in the biggest air sport event ever organised ! Pictu....

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FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 - Rotorcraft Bulletin

FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 - Rotorcraft Bulletin

The Rotorcraft Bulletin for the FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 is now available for download.

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The 15th FAI World Helicopter Championship Comes to a Close

The 15th FAI World Helicopter Championship Comes to a Close

As the 15th FAI World Helicopter Championship came to an end on Saturday at the airport Przylep in Zielona Góra, the Russian domination in this spectacular sport was confirmed. Maxim Sotnikov and Ole....

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