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13 November 1926: The FAI World Record of Major Mario de Bernardi

One of the last records we would like to commemorate this year comes from an Italian pilot, famous in civil and military aviation:

Russian balloonist Fedor Konyukhov awarded FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year 2016 Award

A Russian priest who circumnavigated the world in a balloon in record time has been presented the inaugural FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year Award at a ceremony in Switzerland yesterday, Thursday 17 November 2016.