12 May 2011

World Airship Ranking List (2010)

The Commission Internationale d’Aérostation (CIA), part of FAI, has published the World Pilot Ranking List taking into account the results of the 2 world championships for hot air airships (Russia, France). Airship competitions determine the most performing pilots in a combination of speed races navigational perfection and precision flying. Organisers favours such events generally attracting crowds of 20000 to 30000 spectators. The Ranking List is led by 4 time world champion J.-A.Besnard from Switzerland.

1BESNARD J.A.Switzerland252550
4BAMBERSKI W.Poland131326
5GALKIN N.Russia20020
6TYUKHTYAEV L.Russia91019
7USHAKOVA L.Russia61117
8KOERNER E.Germany16016
9LINDSTROM O.Sweden7815
10NIGROWSKY B.France5611
11OPARIN G.Russia10010
12FISCHER A.Germany099
13DROZ F.Switzerland077
14SMRCKA J.Czech Rep055