50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Team Russia won silver medals at FAI World Aerobatic Championship

Download: Printable PDF Date: 07 Sep 2015 05:12 category:
Team Russia won silver medals at FAI World Aerobatic Championship - Airlines publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Source: Ruaviation

The 28th FAI World Aerobatic Championship was held in France. Following the results of the competition, Russian pilot Mikhail Mamistov took the second place in the men’s overall standings, Svetlana Kapanina came in second in the women’s overall standings, press-service of Airport of Regions Holding Company reports.

“Gold medals were won by French pilots – Alexandre Orlowski and Aude Lemordant. The French pilots demonstrated the best pilotage in the sky above Châteauroux. Castor Fantoba (Spain) and Melissa Pemberton (USA) won bronze medals in men’s and women’s overall standings respectively. The team rankings were as follows: France – 1st, Russia – 2nd (Mikhail Mamistov, Svetlana Kapanina and Oleg Shpolyanski), USA – 3rd. Team Russia won a total of 7 medals - 3 silver ones and 4 bronze ones. Svetlana Kapanina won two silver medals and one bronze medal,” said in the statement.

We remind you that Airport of Regions and ROTEC Holding Company were partners of Svetlana in the network of this competition. 

Svetlana Kapanina, the seven times all-round aerobatic champion, said: «I would like to admit that I haven’t seen so many visitors at the championship for a long time. The results of the competition show that aerobatics is popular in France and it is progressing. Our team did well, however, we expected better results. We will start preparation for European Championship soon (will be held in 2016). We’ll meet our rivals there again».

Loading comments for Team Russia won silver medals at FAI World Aerobatic Championship...


At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

Big orders beat big equations any day. There are plenty of advanced materials events. Recently there were two in Osaka on the same days. However, they are essentially academic and there is a need...

Gulfstream East Campus at Savannah is now open

A ribbon was cuted during the opening ceremony at new Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. MRO facility at company headquarters in Savannah. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate...

Strategic Boeing and Safran investment in Electric Power Systems

A joint Boeing and Safran investment was announced today.  The investment in Electric Power Systems will support on-demand mobility efforts, development of industrial base and adva...

First in 21 years - SAS New livery

Can you imagine? This is the first time in 21 years!   SAS has launched a brand new visual identity and revealed a new design for its aircraft exterior. The new livery is a modern ta...