Achievements in aerobatics
Kapanina was World Aerobatic Champion in the women's category in 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2011 and has won the title more times than any other pilot in the category. Additionally, she was overall World Air Games Champion in 1997 and 2001.
Together with Mikhail Mamistov and Oleg Spolyansky, she won the team gold medal in the 16th FAI European Aerobatic Championships 2008 in Hradec Králové (Czech Republic). She placed fourth overall and was best female participant.
- Haute Voltige: pilot profile of Svetlana Kapanina - accessed February 2008
- FAI Awards received by Svetlana Kapanina - accessed February 2008
- 19th FAI World Grand Prix / Report #2 - accessed February 2008
- EAC2008 results - accessed 2008-07-21
- FAI Centennial - accessed February 2008
- Official website (Russian only)
- Aerobatics results, Svetlana Kapanina
- smugmug: article on Svetlana Kapanina to appears in Aero Australia Magazine #12
- Aerobatics website with Svetlana Kapanina videos
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