18th FAI World Precision Flying Championship

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18th FAI World Precision Flying Championship took place between July 13 - July 19, 2008 in Ried im Innkreis in Austria, altogether with the 16th FAI World Rally Flying Championship (July 20-26).

There were 62 competitors from 13 countries: Czech Republic (10), Poland (9), Austria (9), France (6), United Kingdom (6), Russia (4), South Africa (4), New Zealand (3), Germany (3), Switzerland (3), Denmark (2), Sweden (2), Slovenia (1).

Most numerous airplane was Cessna 152 (31 pilots), then Cessna 150 (16) and Cessna 172 (6). There were also two Glastars and Zlin Z-43's, single Zlin Z-42, 3Xtrim, Piper PA-18, HB-23 and Van's RV-7A (the numbers of aircraft participating was lower, for some pilots flew the same aircraft).

Results[edit]

Individual[edit]

# Pilot Country Aircraft type Reg. nr. Penal points for:
navigation + reconnaissance + landings = total
1. Luboš Hájek  CZE Cessna 152 OK-NAV 18 70 22 = 110
2. Wacław Wieczorek  POL Cessna 152 SP-AKP 78 40 55 = 173
3. Robert Verbančič  SVN Cessna 152 S5-DMI 89 40 61 = 190
4. Michal Filip  CZE Cessna 152 OK-IKH 60 140 27 = 227
5. Michał Wieczorek  POL Cessna 152 SP-KWW 157 80 17 = 254
6. Petr Opat  CZE Cessna 152 OK-NAV 93 160 22 = 275
7. Michał Bartler  POL Cessna 152 SP-KCH 96 120 68 = 284
8. Frantisek Cihlar  CZE Cessna 152 OK-IKC 132 140 42 = 314
9. Janusz Darocha  POL Cessna 152 SP-AKP 197 80 53 = 330
10. Bolesław Radomski  POL Cessna 152 SP-KCH 231 130 42 = 403

Team[edit]

Number of penal points and place of three best competitors:

  1.  Czech Republic Gold medal 16px.png - 612 pts
    1. Luboš Hájek - 110 pts, #1
    2. Michal Filip - 227 pts, #4
    3. Petr Opat - 275 pts, #6
  2.  Poland Silver medal 16px.png - 711 pts
    1. Wacław Wieczorek - 173 pts, #2
    2. Michał Wieczorek - 254 pts, #5
    3. Michał Bartler - 284 pts, #7
  3.  France Bronze medal 16px.png - 1538 pts
    1. Patrick Bats - 429 pts, #12
    2. Eric Daspet - 505 pts, #15
    3. David Le Gentil - 604 pts, #23
  4.  Austria - 1849 pts
    1. Anton Tonninger, jr. - 565 pts, #18
    2. Wolfgang Schneckenreither - 596 pts, #22
    3. Paul Szameitat - 688, #28
  5.   Switzerland - 3348 pts
  6.  Germany - 3562 pts
  7.  United Kingdom - 3944 pts
  8.  Russia - 4212 pts
  9.  South Africa - 5125 pts
  10.  New Zealand - 6590 pts

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