Jozef Gabris

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Jozef Gábriš (born in Bratislava) is a controlline aerobatics pilot (F2B) from the former Czechoslovakia. Won in 1958 his first international championship, the ninth Criterium of Europe, [1] in Belgium (his first international contest in this class). Than 8 years later, on the RAF Airbase in Swinderby he reached his first WCH title, followed by third in 1968 in Helsinki (Finland).[2] The fourth WCH title he lost just by a "thumb", in 1972.

1971 he won the European Champion's title in Hungarian town Pécs, followed after 2-nd place on the European Championship in Genk (Belgium) 1969.

His most popular and nearly legendary construction was the F2B model Super Master. Povered by the MVVS 5,6A.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AeroModeller 23 (274). 1958. 
  2. ^ American Modeler. 66-67. 1968 http://books.google.ca/books?id=r1MpAQAAIAAJ |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 21 May 2011. "Josef Gabris of Czechoslovakia, the World Champion in Aerobatics for the second time running, was the only non-American to get an outright win! The event was held at a fairground site, just minutes from the center of Helsinki, Finland."