World Airship Ranking List (2010)

BESNARD J.A from Switzerland - 1st WORLD’S BEST AIRSHIP PILOTSThe Commission Internationale d’Aérostation (CIA), part of FAI, has published the World Pilot Ranking List taking into account the results of the 2 world championships for hot air airships (Russia, France). Airship competitions determine the most performing pilots in a combination of speed races navigational perfection and precision flying. Organisers favours such events generally attracting crowds of 20000 to 30000 spectators.

The Ranking List is led by 4 time world champion J.-A.Besnard from Switzerland.

1 BESNARD J.A. Switzerland 25 25 50
2 KOSTIUSKEVICIUS R. Lithuania 8 20 28
3 CONTEGIACOMO P. Italy 11 16 27
4 BAMBERSKI W. Poland 13 13 26
5 GALKIN N. Russia 20 0 20
6 TYUKHTYAEV L. Russia 9 10 19
7 USHAKOVA L. Russia 6 11 17
8 KOERNER E. Germany 16 0 16
9 LINDSTROM O. Sweden 7 8 15
10 NIGROWSKY B. France 5 6 11
11 OPARIN G. Russia 10 0 10
12 FISCHER A. Germany 0 9 9
13 DROZ F. Switzerland 0 7 7
14 SMRCKA J. Czech Rep 0 5 5

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