The FAI World Aerobatic Championships (WAC) is a competition in sport aviation organized by CIVA (Commission Internationale de Voltige Arienne), the aerobatic commission of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, the world air sports federation.

The WAC was formed in 1960, replacing the freestyle Lockheed Trophy contests.

Winners Aresti Cup

Three-time World Champion Mikhail Mamistov
Three-time World Champion Mikhail Mamistov
Yak-18PM at the 1970 WAC at Hullavington
Yak-18PM at the 1970 WAC at Hullavington
Extra 330SC flown by Renaud Ecalle and Francois Le Vot
Extra 330SC flown by Renaud Ecalle and Francois Le Vot
Year Location Country World Champion Airplane Ref
31st 2022 Leszno, Poland
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Florent Oddon Extra 330SC [1]
30th 2019 ChâteaurouxDéols, France
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Louis Vanel Extra 330SC [2]
29th 2017 Malalane, South Africa
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Mikhail Mamistov Extra 330SC [3]
28th 2015 Châteauroux, France
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Alexandre Orlowski Extra 330SC [4]
27th 2013 North Texas, United States
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François Le Vot Extra 330SC [5]
26th 2011 Foligno, Italy
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Mikhail Mamistov Su-26M3 [6]
25th 2009 Silverstone, United Kingdom
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Renaud Ecalle Extra 330SC [7]
24th 2007 Granada, Spain
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Ramón Alonso Su-31 [8]
23rd 2005 Burgos, Spain
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Sergey Rakhmanin Su-26M3 [9]
22nd 2003 Lakeland, Florida, United States
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Sergey Rakhmanin Su 31 [10]
21st 2001 Burgos, Spain
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Mikhail Mamistov Su-31 [11]
20th 2000 Muret, France
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Eric Vazeille CAP 232 [12]
19th 1998 Trenčín, Slovakia
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Patrick Paris CAP 232 [13]
18th 1996 Oklahoma City, United States
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Victor Chmal Su 26 [14]
17th 1994 Debrecen, Hungary
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Xavier de Lapparent CAP 231EX [15]
16th 1992 Le Havre, France Competition not held [16]
15th 1990 Yverdon, Switzerland
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Claude Bessiere CAP 231 [17]
14th 1988 Red Deer, Canada
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Henry Haigh Super Star [18]
13th 1986 South Cerney, United Kingdom
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Petr Jirmus Z-50 LS [19]
12th 1984 Békéscsaba, Hungary
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Petr Jirmus Z-50 LS [20]
11th 1982 Spitzerberg, Austria
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Victor Smolin Yak 50 [21]
10th 1980 Oshkosh, United States
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Leo Loudenslager Laser Z-200 [22]
9th 1978 Ceské Budejovice, Czechoslovakia
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Ivan Tuček Z-50 L [23]
8th 1976 Kiev, USSR
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Victor Letsko Yak 50 [24]
1974 No competition
7th 1972 Salon de Provence, France
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Charlie Hillard Pitts S-1S 200 [25]
6th 1970 Hullavington, United Kingdom
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Igor Egorov Yak-18PM [26]
5th 1968 Magdeburg, East Germany
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Erwin Bläske Z526A [27]
4th 1966 Moscú, USSR
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Vladimir Martemianov Yak-18PM [28]
3rd 1964 Bilbao, Spain
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Tomás Castaño Zlin Z326 TM [29]
2nd 1962 Budapest, Hungary
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Josef Tóth Z-326 [30]
1st 1960 Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
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Ladislav Bezák Zlin 226A [31]

Winners by teams

FAI WAC Year Location Team winner Country
31st 2022 Leszno, Poland Florent Oddon, Alexandre Orlowski, Louis Vanel
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France
30th 2019 ChâteaurouxDéols, France Louis Vanel, Alexandre Orlowski, Florent Oddon
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France
29th 2017 Malalane, South Africa Alexandre Orlowski, François Rallet, Olivier Masurel
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France
28th 2015 Châteauroux, France Alexandre Orlowski, François Rallet, Aude Lemordant
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France
27th 2013 North Texas, USA Francois Le Vot, Olivier Masurel, Francois Rallet
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France
26th 2011 Foligno, Italy Mikhail Mamistov, Oleg Shpolyanskiy, Svetlana Kapanina
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Russia
25th 2009 Silverstone, United Kingdom Renaud Ecalle, François Le Vot, Pierre Varloteaux
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France
24th 2007[32] Burgos, Spain Renaud Ecalle, Olivier Masurel, Matthieu Roulet
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France
23rd 2005 Burgos, Spain Sergey Rakhmanin, Oleg Shpolyanskiy, Svetlana Kapanina
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Russia
22nd 2003 Lakeland, Florida, United States Sergey Rakhmanin, Svetlana Kapanina, Alexandre Krotov
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Russia
21st 2001 Burgos, Spain Mikhail Mamistov, Oleg Shpolyanskiy, Svetlana Kapanina
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Russia
20th 2000 Muret, France Eric Vazeille, Eddy Dussau, Catherine Maunoury
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France
19th 1998 Trenčín, Slovakia Nicolai Timofeev, Svetlana Kapanina, Victor Tchmal
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Russia
18th 1996 Oklahoma City, United States Victor Tchmal, Nicolai Timofeev, Svetlana Kapanina
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Russia
17th 1994 Debrecen, Hungary Xavier De Lapparent, Patrick Paris, Dominique Roland
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France
16th 1992 Le Havre, France Competition not completed because of the time
15th 1990 Yverdon, Switzerland Claude Bessiere, Patrick Paris, Jean-Paul Mondiere
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France
14th 1988 Red Deer, Canada Henry Haigh, Kermit Weeks, Clint McHenry
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United States
13th 1986 South Cerney, United Kingdom Victor Smolin, Nikolai Nikitiuk, Sergei Boriak
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USSR
12th 1984 Békéscsaba, Hungary Kermit Weeks, Henry Haigh, Alan Bush
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United States
11th 1982 Spitzerberg, Austria Viktor Smolin, Nikolai Nikitiuk, Jurgis Kairys
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USSR
10th 1980 Oshkosh, United States Leo Loudenslager, Henry Haigh, Kermit Weeks
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United States
9th 1978 Ceské Budejovice, Czechoslovakia Ivan Tuček, Jiří Pospíšil, Daniel Polonec
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Czechoslovakia
8th 1976 Kiev, USSR Leo Loudenslager, Henry Haigh, Kermit Weeks
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United States
7th 1972 Salon de Provence, France Charles Hillard, Gene Soucy, Tom Poberezny
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United States
6th 1970 Hullavington, United Kingdom Svetlana Savitskaya, Zinaida Lizunova, Lidia Leonova
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USSR
5th 1968 Magdeburg, East Germany Erwin Bläske, Monika Schösser (Fleck), Peter Kahle
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East Germany
4th 1966 Moscow, USSR Vladimir Piskunov, Vadim Ovsyankin, Vitold Pochernin
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USSR
3rd 1964 Bilbao, Spain Ladislav Bezák, Ladislav Trebatický, Frantisek Skácelík
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Czechoslovakia
2nd 1962 Budapest, Hungary József Tóth, Sándor Katona, Péter Fejes
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Hungary
1st 1960 Bratislava, Czechoslovakia Ladislav Bezák, Jiří Bláha, František Skácelík
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Czechoslovakia

See also

References

Notes
  1. ^ "Index Page".
  2. ^ "Index Page".
  3. ^ "Index Page". Archived from the original on 2017-09-17. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  4. ^ "Contest results". Archived from the original on 2016-09-26. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  5. ^ "Index Page". Archived from the original on 2016-03-16. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  6. ^ 26 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ 25 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ 24 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ 23 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ 22 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ 21 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ 20 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ 19 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ 18 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ 17 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ 16 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ 15 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-02 at the Wayback Machine
  18. ^ 14 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ 13 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ 12 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ 11 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  22. ^ 10 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  23. ^ 9 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  24. ^ 8 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  25. ^ 7 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  26. ^ 6 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2014-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
  27. ^ 5 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  28. ^ 4 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  29. ^ 3 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  30. ^ 2 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  31. ^ 1 WAC, www.german-aerobatics.com Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  32. ^ Ramón Alonson consigue la medalla de oro en el Mudial de Vuelo Acrobático, ideal.es
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