FAI World Grand Prix

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

Since 1990th run as Breitling Series up to 1995.

# Event Location Year Note
I Nippon Japanese Grand Prix Japan Tajima Airport Festival
II Chinese Grand Prix China Zhuhai, Airshow China 1996
III Swiss Grand Prix Switzerland Neuchâtel International Air & Space Festival 1996
IV Chinese Grand Prix China Shanghai
V Chinese Grand Prix China Nanjing, Jiangsu Province
VI Chinese Grand Prix China Jinan, Shandong Province
VII Chinese Grand Prix China Tianjin
VIII Chinese Grand Prix - China Cup China Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province cancelled/weather
IX Chinese Grand Prix China Zhengzhou, Henan Province
X Nippon Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi
XI Chinese Grand Prix China Changsha, Hunan Province cancelled/safety
XII Honda Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi
XIII Chinese Grand Prix China Zhang Jia Jie, Hunan 1999
XIV Wuxian Chinese Grand Prix China Lake Taihu, Jiangsu
XV Honda Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi 2000
XVI Nippon Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi 2001
XVII Czech Grand Prix Czech Republic Brno
XVIII Haute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi 2002
XIX Haute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi 2003 cancelled
XX Haute Voltige United Arab Emirates Grand Prix United Arab Emirates Al Ain 2004
XXI United Arab Emirates Grand Prix United Arab Emirates Al Ain Aerobatic Show, United Arab Emirates 2005 Grand Prix of the FAI Centenary
XXII Swiss Grand Prix Switzerland Lausanne 2005 FAI Centenary Air Show
XXIII United Arab Emirates Grand Prix United Arab Emirates Al Ain Aerobatic Show 2006
XXIV Haute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi 2006
XXV Russian Grand Prix Russia Zhukovsky, Moscow Area 2007
XXVI Haute Voltige Aerobatics Japanese Grand Prix Japan Twin Ring Motegi 2008

The 25th event, Russian 2007 FAI World Grand Prix was held on LII airfield, Zhukovskiy [1] during the 2007 MAKS Airshow. Aircraft used for this event were the Sukhoi Su-26 with piston engines. Each pilot demonstrated a unique aerobatics programme lasted up to 5 minutes with musical accompaniment and smoke effects.

Final Results 2007 FAI World Grand Prix
Rank Name Nationality Score Perfection
1 Svetlana Kapanina RUS 9'670 80.58%
2 Viktor Chmal RUS 9'640 80.33%
3 Mikhail MAMISTOV RUS 9'355 77.96%
4 Elena Klimovich RUS 9'325 77.71%
5 Oleg Shpolyanskiy RUS 9'230 76.92%
6 Castor Fantoba ESP 9'220 76.83%
7 François Le Vot FRA 9'205 76.71%
8 Svetlana Fedorenko RUS 9'070 75.58%
9 Pierre Marmy SWI 8'790 73.24%

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Final Results 2008 Haute Voltige Aerobatics Japan Grand Prix
Rank Name Nationality Points
1 Renauld Ecalle FRA 12,125
2 Castor Fantoba ESP 12,033
3 Svetlana Kapanina RUS 11,973
4 Victor Chmal RUS 11,418
5 Philipp Steinbach JPN 11,028
6 Yoshihide Muroya GER 11,003
7 Martin Albrecht AUT 10,305

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