FAI World Grand Prix

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FAI World Grand Prix is a Grand Prix aerobatics series led by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

Competition aerobatics is an air sport in which judges rate the skill of pilots performing aerobatic flying. It is practiced in both piston-powered single-engine airplanes and gliders.

<i>Fédération Aéronautique Internationale</i> voluntary association

The Fédération aéronautique internationale, is the world governing body for air sports, and also stewards definitions regarding human spaceflight. It was founded on 14 October 1905, and is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. It maintains world records for aeronautical activities including ballooning, aeromodeling, unmanned aerial vehicles (drones), as well as flights into space.

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Since 1990th run as Breitling Series up to 1995.

Event list

#EventLocationYearNote
I Nippon Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Hyōgo Prefecture, Tajima Airport Festival
IIChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhuhai, Airshow China 1996
IIISwiss Grand Prix Flag of Switzerland.svg Neuchâtel International Air & Space Festival1996
IVChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai
VChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Nanjing, Jiangsu Province
VIChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jinan, Shandong Province
VIIChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tianjin
VIIIChinese Grand Prix - China Cup Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province cancelled/weather
IXChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhengzhou, Henan Province
XNippon Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi
XIChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Changsha, Hunan Province cancelled/safety
XII Honda Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi
XIIIChinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Jia Jie, Hunan1999
XIV Wuxian Chinese Grand Prix Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lake Tai, Jiangsu
XVHonda Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi2000
XVINippon Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi2001
XVIICzech Grand Prix Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Brno
XVIIIHaute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi2002
XIXHaute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi2003cancelled
XXHaute Voltige United Arab Emirates Grand Prix Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Al Ain 2004
XXIUnited Arab Emirates Grand Prix Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Al Ain Aerobatic Show, United Arab Emirates2005Grand Prix of the FAI Centenary
XXIISwiss Grand Prix Flag of Switzerland.svg Lausanne 2005FAI Centenary Air Show
XXIIIUnited Arab Emirates Grand Prix Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Al Ain Aerobatic Show2006
XXIVHaute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi2006
XXVRussian Grand Prix Flag of Russia.svg LII airfield, Zhukovsky, Moscow Area2007Held during the 2007 MAKS Airshow
XXVIHaute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Flag of Japan.svg Twin Ring Motegi2008

Results

Final Results 2007 FAI World Grand Prix
RankNameNationalityScorePerfection
1 Svetlana Kapanina Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9'67080.58%
2 Victor Tchmal Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9'64080.33%
3 Mikhail Mamistov Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9'35577.96%
4 Elena Klimovich Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9'32577.71%
5 Oleg Shpolyanskiy Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9'23076.92%
6 Castor Fantoba Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 9'22076.83%
7 François Le Vot Flag of France.svg  France 9'20576.71%
8 Svetlana Fedorenko Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9'07075.58%
9 Pierre Marmy Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 8'79073.24%

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Final Results 2008 Haute Voltige Aerobatics Japan Grand Prix
RankNameNationalityPoints
1 Renauld Ecalle Flag of France.svg  France 12,125
2 Castor Fantoba Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 12,033
3 Svetlana Kapanina Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 11,973
4 Victor Tchmal Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 11,418
5 Philipp Steinbach Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 11,028
6 Yoshihide Muroya Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 11,003
7 Martin Albrecht Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 10,305

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