10 Mar 2016

Swiss Pilot Jacques-Antoine Besnard wins 3rd FAI European Hot Air Airship Championship

Swiss pilot Jacques-Antoine Besnard wins the 3rd FAI European Hot Air Airship Championship in Rottach-Egern (GER) before the two Germans Andreas Merk and Ralph Kremer. The European Championship took place from 24 - 29 February 2016 in the beautiful Tegernseer Valley in Bavaria, Germany.

Final Ranking




Total Points

1Besnard Jacques-AntoineSUI6875
2Merk AndreasGER6825
3Kremer RalphGER6670
4Pohl AndreasGER5420
5Bamberski WojtekPOL5225
6Kostiuskevicius RimasLTU4780
7Deppe WoflgangGER4030
8Witt Pia MarieGER2900
9Nigrowsky BorisFRA1500
-Lindström OscarSWEno Launch

 Photo credit: Luc Van Geyte