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FAI Newsletter
20 | November 2015
FAI Breitling Pilot of the Year 2016 
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Fedor Konyukhov, a Russian priest who circumnavigated the world in a balloon in record time, has won the inaugural FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year Award.

The round-the-world balloonist was given the award in recognition of his historic flight earlier this year, which saw him become only the third balloon team to successfully fly around the world in one flight. 

Konyukhov travelled to Switzerland from his home in Moscow to receive the award, where he was also given the official FAI Diploma in recognition of his record flight.

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USA's Rhett Heartsill wins World Hot Air Championships 2016
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After ten days of competition at the 22nd FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship in Saga, Japan, Rhett Heartsill beat 104 of the world’s best competitors from 31 countries. The competition included nine flights and 31 tasks.      

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Holger Karow wins FAI Sailplane Grand Prix
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German pilot Holger Karow is the new FAI Sailplane Grand Prix World Champion after topping the leaderboard in South Africa. South Africa’s local hero Oscar Goudriaan was second and Christophe Abadie from France soared to third position.

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FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015 labelled a ‘Game Changer'
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“The FAI World Air Games 2015 created an event that mixed elite competition with entertainment, which showcased Dubai in a unique way that we have never seen before…”

A study on the impact of the FAI World Air Games in Dubai in December 2015 has been published. FAI President Frits Brink said: “We knew the FAI World Air Games in Dubai were a success, but this GSI Event Study confirms it.”

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The Drone Report FAI meets aero modellers in the USA
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Members of the FAI were in Muncie, Indianapolis, USA over the weekend of 10-12 November 2016 to meet with the Academy of Model Aeronautics, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of model aviation in the USA. On the agenda – drone racing!

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