Sergey Rakhmanin

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Sergey Rakhmanin
Born (1961-10-18) October 18, 1961 (age 52)
Nationality Russia Russia
Racing career
First race 2007
Best position 11th (2008)
Aircraft MXS-R
Website
sergeyrakhmanin.com

Sergey Rakhmanin (Russian: Сергей Рахманин) (born October 18, 1961 in Karl-Marx-Stadt, Germany) is a Russian powered and glider aerobatic pilot and flight instructor.

Powered aerobatic competitions[edit]

In 1991, he became the last USSR Absolute Aerobatic Champion.[1] Sergei Rakhmanin won the title in the overall category of FAI European Aerobatic Championships in 1999 and FAI World Aerobatic Championships in 2003 and in 2005.[2]

Glider aerobatic competitions[edit]

He won the bronze medal in the 1995 World Glider Aerobatic Championships and the team gold together with Mikhail Mamistov and Victor Tchmal.[3] Additionally, he won the team gold medal in the 1996 European Glider Aerobatic Championships together with Mikhail Mamistov and Sergei Krikalev.[4]

Red Bull Air Races[edit]

He raced in 2007 and 2008 Red Bull Air Race World Championships.

Sergey Rakhmanin at the Red Bull Air Race World Series[citation needed]
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Points Wins Rank
2007 United Arab Emirates
12th
Brazil
9th
United States
9th
Turkey
10th
Spain
CAN
Switzerland
13th
United Kingdom
10th
Hungary
11th
Portugal
10th
United States
11th
Mexico
CAN
Australia
11th
0 0 12th
2008 United Arab Emirates
10th
United States
11th
United States
10th
Sweden
CAN
Netherlands
9th
United Kingdom
12th
Hungary
9th
Portugal
11th
Spain
CAN
Australia
11th
2 0 11th
2009 United Arab Emirates
6th
United States
8th
Canada
5th
Hungary
15th
Portugal
13th
Spain
13th
17 0 11th
2010 United Arab Emirates
15th
Australia
12th
Brazil
14th
Canada
8th
United States
12th
Germany
14th
Hungary
CAN
Portugal
CAN
4 0 13th

Legend:

  • CAN: Cancelled
  • DNP: Did not participate
  • DNS: Did not show
  • DQ: Disqualified
  • NC: Not classified

Awards and honours[edit]

He is awarded "Honored Master of Sport of Russia", and received in 2006 the FAI Air Sport Medal.[5]

Family[edit]

He lives in St. Petersburg, Russia and is married with one child.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haute-Voltige
  2. ^ FAI: pilot profile of Sergei Rakhmanin
  3. ^ 6th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships - accessed 2008-02-15
  4. ^ 3rd FAI European Glider Aerobatic Championships - accessed 2008-01-11
  5. ^ FAI Awards